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The Meaning of Death in Northern Cheyenne Culture
Kinds of Death and the House
Displacing Suffering: The Reconstruction of Death in North America and Japan
Witchcraft, Oracles and Magic among the Azande
State Terror in the Netherworld: Disappearance and Reburial in Argentina
The Andaman Islanders
Metaphors of Mediation in Greek Funeral Laments
Grief and a Headhunter’s Rage
Death Without Weeping
A Contribution to the Study of the Collective Representation of Death
The Rites of Passage
The Phase of Negated Death
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Death, Mourning, and Burial: A Cross-Cultural Reader

Death, Mourning, and Burial: A Cross-Cultural Reader

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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
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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