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The way we die now / Seamus O'Mahony.

By: O'Mahony, Seamus.
Publisher: London : Head Of Zeus, 2016Description: xii, 292 pages ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781784974268 : (hbk.).Subject(s): Death -- Sociological aspects | Death -- Social aspects | Terminally ill -- Care | Death -- Sociological aspectsDDC classification: 306.9 Summary: "O'Mahony argues that modern medicine and society at large have conspired to sanitize death, and that this has led to bizarre modern fantasies about immortality and a self-defeating obsession with controlling the timing and manner of our death, with advance doirectives and assisted suicide." - Dust jacket.
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"O'Mahony argues that modern medicine and society at large have conspired to sanitize death, and that this has led to bizarre modern fantasies about immortality and a self-defeating obsession with controlling the timing and manner of our death, with advance doirectives and assisted suicide." - Dust jacket.

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