H-Death is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the process and experience of dying and death. The H-Death network will allow scholars to compare and contrast the processes and experiences of dying and death across time and space, including American, European and non-Western contexts.

Recent Content

Call for Chapters- 'Looking death in the eyes': Autoethnographic perspectives on death and end of life events

Death in no way occurs in isolation. Whether it occurs in close proximity or is observed from a distance, it has an engulfing effect on the deceased, the bereaved, and the witnesses (who might not be bereaved).

Author: 
Glenys Caswell
Reviewer: 
Bethan Michael-Fox

Michael-Fox on Caswell, 'Dying Alone: Challenging Assumptions'

Glenys Caswell. Dying Alone: Challenging Assumptions. Cham: Palgrave, 2022. 293 pp. $109.00 (e-book), ISBN 978-3-030-92758-5.

Reviewed by Bethan Michael-Fox (The Open University, UK) Published on H-Death (September, 2022) Commissioned by Khyati Tripathi (Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies, UPES University)

Printable Version: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showpdf.php?id=57843

New Publication: Death and Religion in a Changing World, 2nd Ed.

I'm pleased to announce the publication of Death and Religion in a Changing World, Second Edition.

Chapter Authors: Maharshi Vyas, Karma Lekshe Tsomo, Rebecca Golbert, Lizette Larson-Miller, Juan Eduardo Campo, Kristina Myrvold, Dennis F. Kelley, Lucy Bregman, Kathleen Garces-Foley, Sylvia Grider, Dennis Klass

              

 

Author: 
Deanna P. Koretsky
Reviewer: 
Richa Chilana

Chilana on Koretsky, 'Death Rights: Romantic Suicide, Race and the Bounds of Liberalism'

Deanna P. Koretsky. Death Rights: Romantic Suicide, Race and the Bounds of Liberalism. Albany: State University of New York Press, 2021. 203 pp. $95.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-1-4384-8289-7.

Reviewed by Richa Chilana (Assistant Professor, University of Petroleum and Energy Studies) Published on H-Death (May, 2022) Commissioned by Khyati Tripathi (Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Studies, UPES University)