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Pat Jalland

'Death and Burial in the Bush: A distinctive Australian culture of death' by Pat Jalland

November 2001, no. 236 01 November 2001
Death and bereavement come to us all, often as the most challenging experiences of our lives. In the end, we must all confront the inevitability of our own mortality. A study of dying and responses to death takes us to the heart of the history of any culture, and sharpens our understanding of the meaning of our lives. Despite the significance of death in human life, Ken Inglis and other scholars o ... (read more)