The Book of the Dead
A study of death and mourning around the globe and through the ages, this book examines death, its significance in religious and ethnic views and cultural myths, and its use in art and literature throughout the ages. Find out how different religions and ethnic groups understand death, the mourning that accompanies it, and the implications that people have given it. Victorian mourning, old hearses and lots of other lavish photographs illustrate this thoughtful and poignant work.
Written By ER Vernor (Corvis Nocturnum)