Buried Soul : How Humans Invented Death
Publisher: Beacon Press
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 1.00" tall
The Buried Soul is a worldwide exploration of the rites and rituals of death. Timothy Taylor"s search spans all of human history and interweaves the author"s own experience of bewildering deaths. By combining cutting-edge science, personal insight, and scholarship, The Buried Soul offers a radical voyage into sepulchral worlds. "The Buried Soul, by British archeologist Timothy Taylor, is an extraordinary immersion experience . . . I had always supposed that archeology was as dry as the dust and bones it traffics in, as pedestrian as the catalogs it compiles. On the contrary, when expounded by a masterly storyteller like Taylor, it resembles psychoanalysis at its best...I haven"t space to More...
|Introduction: Sentiments and Chronologies|
|A Skeleton Illuminated by Lightning|
|The Edible Dead|
|The Foreign Witness|
|Welcome to Weirdworld|
|Beyond the Pavlov Hills|
|An Unexpected Vampire|
|The Singing Bone|
|Conclusion: Visceral Insulation|
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