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The Resource The mansion of happiness : a history of life and death, Jill Lepore

The mansion of happiness : a history of life and death, Jill Lepore

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The mansion of happiness : a history of life and death
Title
The mansion of happiness
Title remainder
a history of life and death
Statement of responsibility
Jill Lepore
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Language
eng
Summary
  • "A history of American ideas about life and death includes coverage of topics ranging from the 17th-century Englishman who investigated a belief about life starting with eggs and the heated debates over Darwin's evolutionary findings to the role of the Space Age in changing views on planetary life to the 1970s trends in cryogenics." --Publishers description
  • A history of American ideas about life and death from before the cradle to beyond the grave
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Index
index present
LC call number
E169.1
LC item number
.L5295 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
The mansion of happiness : a history of life and death, Jill Lepore
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The mansion of happiness : a history of life and death, Jill Lepore
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Note
  • "This is a Borzoi book"--T.p. verso
  • "Parts of this book originally appeared in The New Yorker"--T.p. verso
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Introduction: The mansion of happiness -- Hatched -- Baby good -- The children's room -- All about erections -- Mr. Marriage -- Happiness minutes -- Confessions of an amateur mother -- Happy old age -- The gate of heaven -- Resurrection -- Last words -- A chronology
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Dimensions
25 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xxxiii, 282 p.
Isbn
9780307592996
Lccn
2011050566
System control number
(OCoLC)753624757

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