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Death in Banaras

Jonathan P. Parry - Religion - 1994 - 314 pages
A study of Hindu death rituals and the sacred specialists who perform them in the Indian city of Banaras.
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The Labour of Loss: Mourning, Memory and Wartime Bereavement in Australia

Joy Damousi - Family & Relationships - 1999 - 212 pages
This book, first published in 1999, explores the experience of private loss and grief after the two world wars.
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Patriarchy, Property and Death in the Roman Family

Richard P. Saller - History - 1997 - 249 pages
This innovative study of the patriarchy belies the accepted notion of the father figure as tyrannical and exploitative.
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Death and the Regeneration of Life

Maurice Bloch, Jonathan Parry - Social Science - 1982 - 236 pages
It is a classical anthropological paradox that symbols of rebirth and fertility are frequently found in funerary rituals throughout the world. The original essays collected ...
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Last Wish

Betty Rollin - Social Science - 2008 - 272 pages
At a time when tempers flare over the Oregon assisted suicide law and Jack Kevorkian's physician-aid-in-dying, Last Wish, Betty Rollin's groundbreaking New York Times ...
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The Funeral Casino: Meditation, Massacre, and Exchange with the Dead in Thailand

Alan Klima - History - 2002 - 317 pages
The Funeral Casino is a heretical ethnography of the global age. Setting his book within Thailand's pro-democracy movement and the street massacres that accompanied it, Alan ...
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The Death Rituals of Rural Greece

Loring M. Danforth - History - 1982 - 169 pages
This compelling text and dramatic photographic essay convey the emotional power of the death rituals of a small Greek village--the funeral, the singing of laments, the ...
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Death and Dying in Central Appalachia: Changing Attitudes and Practices

James K. Crissman - Social Science - 1994 - 247 pages
In Death and Dying in Central Appalachia, James Crissman explores cultural traits related to death and dying in the Appalachian sections of Tennessee, Virginia, Kentucky, North ...
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The Political Lives of Dead Bodies: Reburial and Postsocialist Change

Katherine Verdery - Political Science - 2013 - 208 pages
Since 1989, scores of bodies across Eastern Europe have been exhumed and brought to rest in new gravesites. Verdery investigates why certain corpses have taken on political ...
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On the Bones of the Serpent: Person, Memory, and Mortality in Sabarl Island ...

Debbora Battaglia - Social Science - 1990 - 253 pages
Sabarl island—created, in myth, from the bones of a serpent—is a coral atoll in the Louisiade archipelago of Papua New Guinea. The Sabarl speak of themselves as true ...
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