Death, Mourning and Burial (Innbundet)

Serie: The Human Lifecycle: Cross-Cultural Readings 

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Innbinding: Innbundet
Utgivelsesår: 2004
Antall sider: 336
Forlag: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Språk: Engelsk
Serie: The Human Lifecycle: Cross-Cultural Readings
ISBN/EAN: 9781405114707
Omtale Death, Mourning and Burial
In Death, Mourning, and Burial, an indispensable introduction to the anthropology of death, readers will find a rich selection of some of the finest ethnographic work on this fascinating topic.* Comprised of six sections that mirror the social trajectory of death: conceptualizations of death; death and dying; uncommon death; grief and mourning; mortuary rituals; and remembrance and regeneration* Includes canonical readings as well as recent studies on topics such as organ donation and cannibalism* Designed for anyone concerned with issues of death and dying, as well as: violence, terrorism, war, state terror, organ theft, and mortuary rituals* Serves as a text for anthropology classes, as well as providing a genuinely cross--cultural perspective to all those studying death and dying

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