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

Author
Huntington, Richard [Browse]
Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Cambridge [Eng.] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1979.
Description
xv, 230 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Joint author
Related name
Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. 212-223.
Action note
committed to retain
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.
ISBN
  • 0521225310
  • 0521295408 (pbk.)
LCCN
^^^79000478^//r82
OCLC
4638983
RCP
H - S
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