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The Resource Celebrations of death : the anthropology of mortuary ritual, Richard Huntington, Peter Metcalf

Celebrations of death : the anthropology of mortuary ritual, Richard Huntington, Peter Metcalf

Label
Celebrations of death : the anthropology of mortuary ritual
Title
Celebrations of death
Title remainder
the anthropology of mortuary ritual
Statement of responsibility
Richard Huntington, Peter Metcalf
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
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1945-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Huntington, Richard
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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Metcalf, Peter
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Death
  • Attitude to Death
  • Cross-Cultural Comparison
  • Funeral Rites
Label
Celebrations of death : the anthropology of mortuary ritual, Richard Huntington, Peter Metcalf
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 212-223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The anthropology of death ritual -- The emotional reaction to death -- Symbols of death and transition -- Souls, ghosts, and the hereafter : a reexamination of Hertz -- Death rituals and life values : rites of passage reconsidered -- The dead king -- The immortal kingship -- Conclusion: American deathways
Control code
4638983
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 230 pages
Isbn
9780521225311
Lccn
79000478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)138870
Label
Celebrations of death : the anthropology of mortuary ritual, Richard Huntington, Peter Metcalf
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Bibliography: pages 212-223
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: The anthropology of death ritual -- The emotional reaction to death -- Symbols of death and transition -- Souls, ghosts, and the hereafter : a reexamination of Hertz -- Death rituals and life values : rites of passage reconsidered -- The dead king -- The immortal kingship -- Conclusion: American deathways
Control code
4638983
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 230 pages
Isbn
9780521225311
Lccn
79000478
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(WaOLN)138870

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