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Death's summer coat : what the history of death and dying can tell us about life and living / Brandy Schillace.

Schillace, Brandy, (Author).

  • Book Book
  • ISBN: 9781605989389
  • ISBN: 160598938X
  • Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First Pegasus books hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Pegasus Books, 2016.

Available copies

  • 5 of 6 copies available at NOBLE (All Libraries).
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Wakefield. (Show all copies)

Current holds

0 current holds with 6 total copies.

Library Location Call Number Status Due Date
Wakefield Adult Nonfiction (2nd Floor) 306.9 Schillace (Text to Phone) Available -
Beverly Main Adult Nonfiction HQ 1073 .S35 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Merrimack College Stacks (3rd) HQ1073 .S35 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -
Middlesex - Bedford Campus Stacks On Order 348440 (Text to Phone) In process -
Salem Adult Non-Fiction 306.9/SCHILLACE (Text to Phone) Available -
Winthrop Adult Nonfiction 306.9 Sch 2016 (Text to Phone) Available -

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-258) and index.
Contents Note: Dead and knowing it -- Eat your dead (and other advice) -- Through a glass, darkly -- Dying Victorian: memento mori, hair jewellery and crape -- Death at the anatomy theatre -- Death and the doctor -- Death comes to dinner.
Summary: A doctor combines her profession along with her love of literature and history in a scholarly work that examines how humans have dealt with death and mortality throughout time and through changing cultures.
Subject: Death > Social aspects.
Death in popular culture.

Additional Titles

Alternate Title: What the history of death and dying can tell us about life and living

Citation:

Schillace, Brandy, "Death's summer coat : what the history of death and dying can tell us about life and living," New York : Pegasus Books, 2016. ©2015

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