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Penguin Great Ideas: Urne-Burial

Series: Penguin Great Ideas Series

By: Thomas Browne

Penguin Books

Paperback | Aug 2005 | #155442 | ISBN: 0141023910
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Written after the discovery of over forty Bronze Age burial urns in seventeenth-century Norfolk, Sir Thomas Browne's profound consideration of the inevitability of death remains one of the most fascinating and poignant of all reflections upon the vanity of mankind's lust for immortality.

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