The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses [Audiobook] download free by Paul Koudounaris

The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses Audiobook download free by Paul Koudounaris
  • Listen audiobook: The Empire of Death: A Cultural History of Ossuaries and Charnel Houses
  • Author: Paul Koudounaris
  • Release date: 2011/11/11
  • Publisher: THAMES & HUDSON LTD
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: History and Archaeology
  • ISBN: 9780500251782
  • Rating: 9.86 of 10
  • Votes: 799
  • Review by: Xavier Abraham
  • Review rating: 7.32 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/10/27
  • Duration: 2H52M32S in 256 kbps (44.8 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-08-12
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  • Total pages original book: 224
  • Includes a PDF summary of 23 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 18M11S (4.6 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: In this tour de force of original cultural history, Paul Koudounaris takes the reader on an unprecedented international tour of macabre and devotional architectural masterpieces in nearly 20 countries. This is the first book to bring together the world's most important charnel sites, ranging from the crypts of the Capuchin monasteries in Italy and the skull-encrusted columns of the ossuary in Evora in Portugal, to the strange tomb of a 1960s wealthy Peruvian nobleman decorated with the exhumed skeletons of his Spanish ancestors. Illustrated with specially taken photographs of sites rarely open to the public and forgotten archive images of others long destroyed, this mesmerising, shocking and deeply moving book is an essential memento mori for our modern age.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Social & Cultural Anthropology, Social & Cultural History
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  • Format: Hardback
  • Approximate value: 46.17 USD
  • Dimensions: 225x305x25.4mm
  • Weight: 1,560g
  • Printed by: Not Available
  • Published in: London, United Kingdom

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