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Symbolic immortality : the Tlingit potlatch of the nineteenth century, Sergei Kan

Label
Symbolic immortality : the Tlingit potlatch of the nineteenth century
Title
Symbolic immortality
Title remainder
the Tlingit potlatch of the nineteenth century
Statement of responsibility
Sergei Kan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This study of the potlatch or memorial feast of the Tlingit Indian peoples of southeast Alaska gives a detailed account of the anthropology of death and ritual in this region in the nineteenth century
Member of
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kan, Sergei
Dewey number
393/.08997
Government publication
federal national government publication
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E99.T6
LC item number
K34 1989
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Smithsonian series in ethnographic inquiry
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Tlingit Indians
  • Potlatch
  • Indians of North America
  • Tlingit (Indiens)
  • Potlatch
  • Indiens d'Amérique
  • Potlatch
  • Tlingit
Label
Symbolic immortality : the Tlingit potlatch of the nineteenth century, Sergei Kan
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Grief, Mourning, and the Politics of the Funeral
  • The Potlatch
  • Potlatch as a Mortuary Ritual
  • Competition and Cooperation, Hierarchy and Equality
  • Death in Northwestern North America and Beyond
  • Tlingit Mortuary Complex, a Comparative Perspective
  • Conclusion: Tlingit Mortuary Complex and the Anthropology of Death
  • Outline of the Mortuary Rites
  • The Person and the Social Order
  • The "Outside" and the "Inside": The Tlingit View of the Human Being
  • Shagoon and the Social Person: The Cultural Ideal
  • The Aristocrat as the Ideal Person
  • The Funeral
  • Cosmology, Eschatology, and the Nature of Death
  • The Deceased, the Mourners, and the Opposites: Actors in the Ritual Drama
Control code
18780826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 390 pages
Isbn
9780874746860
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
88038200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1275156
  • (OCoLC)18780826
Label
Symbolic immortality : the Tlingit potlatch of the nineteenth century, Sergei Kan
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 357-384) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Grief, Mourning, and the Politics of the Funeral
  • The Potlatch
  • Potlatch as a Mortuary Ritual
  • Competition and Cooperation, Hierarchy and Equality
  • Death in Northwestern North America and Beyond
  • Tlingit Mortuary Complex, a Comparative Perspective
  • Conclusion: Tlingit Mortuary Complex and the Anthropology of Death
  • Outline of the Mortuary Rites
  • The Person and the Social Order
  • The "Outside" and the "Inside": The Tlingit View of the Human Being
  • Shagoon and the Social Person: The Cultural Ideal
  • The Aristocrat as the Ideal Person
  • The Funeral
  • Cosmology, Eschatology, and the Nature of Death
  • The Deceased, the Mourners, and the Opposites: Actors in the Ritual Drama
Control code
18780826
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 390 pages
Isbn
9780874746860
Isbn Type
(alk. paper)
Lccn
88038200
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (WaOLN)1275156
  • (OCoLC)18780826

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