Christopher Driver, 28 June 1990
Show More The Ruffian on the Stair: Reflection on Death edited by Rosemary Dinnage.
Viking, 291 pp., £14.99, April 1990, 0 670 82763 0Show More
Death, Ritual and Bereavement edited by Ralph Houlbrooke.
Routledge, 250 pp., £35, October 1990, 0 415 01165 5Show More
In the Face of Death by Peter Noll, translated by Hans Noll.
Viking, 254 pp., £15.99, April 1990, 0 670 80703 6Show More
“... anthology of personal views about hopes and fears, and the social-historical essays edited by Ralph Houlbrooke: Roy Porter, the historian of medicine. Both in his recorded conversation with Dinnage, who is a research psychologist by discipline, and in his academic essay, ‘Death and the Doctors in Georgian England’, Porter exhibits a clearer view ...”