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Consoling ghosts : stories of medicine and mourning from Southeast Asians in exile

Author: Jean Langford
Publisher: Minneapolis : University of Minnesota Press, [2013] ©2013
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Inspired by conversations with emigrants from Laos and Cambodia, Consoling Ghosts is a sustained contemplation of relationships with the dying and the dead. Jean M. Langford invites us to consider alternate ways of facing death, conducting relationships with the dead and dying, and addressing the effects of violence that continue to reverberate in bodies and social worlds"--
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jean Langford
ISBN: 9780816687176 081668717X 9780816687183 0816687188
OCLC Number: 841584943
Description: vii, 263 pages ; 22 cm
Contents: Introduction : afterlives --
Violent traces --
Displacements --
Disciplines of dying --
Dangerous language --
Syllables of power --
Postmortem economies --
Spirit debt --
Afterword : on the status of ghosts.
Responsibility: Jean M. Langford.

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