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

; Metcalf, Peter
Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.
ISBN 0521295408, 0521225310

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Other Authors Metcalf, Peter.
Subjects Attitude to Death.
Brauchtum.
Cross-Cultural Comparison.
Death.
Dodenbezorging.
Funeral Rites -- History.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Funérailles -- Rites et cérémonies.
Mort.
Tod.
Description xv, 230 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Copyright Date 1979.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (pages 212-223) and index.
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.
Network Numbers (OCoLC)4638983
(OCoLC)ocm04638983
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WorldCat Identities Huntington, Richard, 1945-
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