Celebrations of Death : The Anthropology of Mortuary Ritual
by Peter Metcalf and Richard Huntington


Overview - This revised and updated edition of a cross-cultural study of rituals surrounding death has become a standard text in anthropology, sociology, and religion. Part of its fascination and success-also among a general readership-is that in understanding other people's death rituals we are also able to gain a better understanding of our own.  Read more...

 
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Overview
This revised and updated edition of a cross-cultural study of rituals surrounding death has become a standard text in anthropology, sociology, and religion. Part of its fascination and success-also among a general readership-is that in understanding other people's death rituals we are also able to gain a better understanding of our own.


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  • ISBN-13: 9780521423755
  • ISBN-10: 0521423759
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publish Date: October 1991
  • Page Count: 258
  • Dimensions: 9 x 6 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.9 pounds


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Books > Social Science > Anthropology - Cultural & Social
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