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Death customs; an analytical study of burial rites,

Author: E Bendann
Publisher: Detroit, Gale Research Co., 1974.
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"This study is based on an intensive investigation of burial rites and assocaited ideas in Melanesia, Australia, Northern Siberia, and India, where the Vedic [Hindi] conceptions receive particular attention."--V.
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Bendann, E. (Effie).
Death customs.
Detroit, Gale Research Co., 1974
(OCoLC)682230204
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: E Bendann
OCLC Number: 703246
Notes: Original ed. issued in series: The history of civilization.
Description: xiii, 304 pages 22 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Part One : Similarities --
Origin of death --
Causes of death --
Disposal of the dead --
Dread of the spirit --
General attitude toward the corpse --
Mourning --
Erection of a hut on the grave --
Destruction of property --
Purification --
The potent power of the name --
Feasts --
Life after death --
Conclusion --
Part Two : Differences --
Disposal of the dead --
Mourning --
Taboos --
Woman's connection with funeral rites --
Totemic conceptions --
Destruction of property --
Life after death --
Cult of the dead --
Conclusion.
Responsibility: by E. Bendann. New York, Knopf, 1930.

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"This study is based on an intensive investigation of burial rites and assocaited ideas in Melanesia, Australia, Northern Siberia, and India, where the Vedic [Hindi] conceptions receive particular attention."--V.
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