Buried Alive: The Terrifying History of Our Most Primal Fear

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Explores the medicine, folklore,history and literature of Europe and the US to uncover why the fear of being buried alive arose, and whether this fear was warranted. The author looks at various devices to ensure escape if indeed someone was buried alive, and questions whether our modern criteria are truly reliable.

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Jan Bondeson is a professor at the University of Wales College of Medicine.

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