This item memento mori the dead among us set up a giveaway customers who viewed this item also viewed page 1 of 1 start over page 1 of 1 this shopping feature will continue to load items in order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading shortcut key to navigate to the next or previous heading. Memento mori the dead among us is a hardcover coffee table book that takes a look at how people through history and various parts of the world handle the concept of death as well as different treatments of human remains author paul koudounaris points out how death in the western world has become removed clinical and something to be feared. A stunning portrait of how human remains are used in devotional and decorative ceremonies throughout the world the lineup shows in stunning visual terms mankinds universal desire to cross the threshold of death and continue a meaningful relationship with those who have departed. Memento mori the dead among us by paul koudounaris the astonishing story of how the dead live on in memorials and traditions across the globe from ethiopia and nepal to cambodia and rwanda told through arresting images and captivating narration. Some of the grim displays date back 400 years the images come from more than 250 sites in 40 different countries the decorations may seem macabre but they were created out of love
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