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9781837580057

Lonely Planet's Guide to Death, Grief and Rebirth

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    9781837580057

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    1837580057

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2024-07-02
  • Publisher: Lonely Planet
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an eye-opening tour of the varied ways cultures grapple with what lies beyond - Publisher's Weekly

This illuminating book reveals how cultures and communities around the world grieve their loved ones - with lessons we can all learn from to help us all live (and die) well.

Divided into four key chapters: Celebrating, Commemorating, Mourning, and Offering, readers will discover resting places, burials, rituals, and symbols that have been associated with death throughout time.

Inside Lonely Planet's Guide to Death, Grief and Rebirth

- Over 35 incredible customs from cultures and communities across the planet that explore our beliefs and traditions surrounding death, grief, and rebirth
- Special in-depth featuresexamine elements of death in greater detail including: festivals and celebrations; remarkable catacombs; symbols of death and rebirth; the world's most impressive tombs
- Insightful first-person accounts and essays from locals discussing their relationship and experiences with death
- Vibrant illustrations and photography explain the customs and rituals in a gracious manner
- Themes and events featured within the book: Jazz funerals (New Orleans); Turning of the bones (Madagascar); Burial beads (South Korea); Fantasy coffins (Ghana); Lakota soul keepers (USA); Islamic funeral customs; death wailing; the people paid to weep; Swedish death cleaning; Green burials; and more

Lonely Planet's Guide to Death, Grief and Rebirth is the ultimate self-purchase, or gift, for anyone looking to gain a fresh perspective into the ways we process death as a society and as individuals.

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