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Death, modernity, and the body : Sweden 1870-1940 / Eva Åhrén ; translated by Daniel W. Olson.

  • Åhrén, Eva.
Date
2009
  • Books

About this work

Also known as

Doden, kroppen och moderniteten. English

Publication/Creation

Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2009.

Physical description

xiv, 215 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.

Contributors

Bibliographic information

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Contents

The modernization of death -- On the usefulness of the dead -- Death on display -- Preparing the dead body -- Picturing the dead -- Purifying flames -- Abjection and modern rituals.

Languages

  • English


Where to find it

  • LocationStatus
    History of Medicine
    JIB.393.AA8-9
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Identifiers

ISBN

  • 9781580463126
  • 1580463126