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Grave Matters:
A Lively History of Death Around the World

by Nigel Barley

ISBN 0805048243 / 9780805048247 / 0-8050-4824-3
Publisher Henry Holt & Co
Language English
Edition Hardcover
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An intriguing investigation into cultural differences illustrates human inventiveness in terms of the way people react to death, from Madagascar, where the bereaved sometimes engage in drunken incest; to America, where we watch postmortem videos; to Africa, where many laugh and dance." [via]