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Title Dying and death in 18th-21st century Europe. Volume 2 / edited by Marius Rotar, Adriana Teodorescu and Corina Rotar
Published Newcastle upon Tyne [England] : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2014


Description 1 online resource (496 pages) : photographs
Contents Table of contents; fear and the unknown; ethnography; communication with the deadand feminine ecstatic experiencein south and south-westernrural romania; lithuanian funeral customs duringthe end of the 19th-21st centuries; two different burial ritualsin the same village of romania; diving into the silence; history; the reinvention of protestantfuneral ceremoniesin nineteenth-century germany; lay saints; german widowsof the first world war; changes in funeral customs; esotericism and death; cremation in communist romania; philosophy, literature, music
Life as form or as energy in the utopianapproach of the enlightenmentcoping mechanismsfor the perception of finitude1; sense and reference of death; commemorating deathin (european) artistic music; attitudes upon death; upon the imaginaryof cremation in romania; the observation of the unobservable; the influence of cultureand traditions on attitudestoward dying and death; the dynamics of contemporarywestern death trends; for whom the bell tolls?finnish lower courts rulingson female suicides' manner of burialin the late 19th century; bereveament and euthanasia
Grieving alone?towards an understandingof the experienceof bereaved single parentsbioethical aspects of the questionof "good" death (euthanasia)in contemporary world; home memorialsafter stillbirths in sweden; contributors; index
Summary This book features the second selection of the most representative papers presented at the international conference ""Dying and Death in 18th-21st Century Europe"" (ABDD), a traditional scientific event organized every year in Alba Iulia, Romania. The book invites the reader on a fascinating journey across the last three centuries of Europe, using the concept of death as a guide. The past and present realities of the complex phenomena of death and dying in Romania, the United Kingdom, Lithuani ..
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (ebrary, viewed March 31, 2014)
Subject History, Modern -- 21st century -- Sources
Death -- Europe -- History
Thanatology -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Coping with death & bereavement.
Sociology: death & dying.
Social & cultural anthropology, ethnography.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
History, Modern.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Handbooks and manuals.
Form Electronic book
Author Rotar, Marius, editor
Teodorescu, Adriana, editor
Rotar, Corina, editor
ISBN 9781443857468