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Death, ritual, and belief : the rhetoric of funerary rites

Author: Douglas James Davies
Publisher: London ; Washington, D.C. : Cassell, 1997.
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Genre/Form: Comparative studies
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Davies, Douglas James.
Death, ritual, and belief.
London ; Washington, D.C. : Cassell, 1997
(OCoLC)608130302
Online version:
Davies, Douglas James.
Death, ritual, and belief.
London ; Washington, D.C. : Cassell, 1997
(OCoLC)608130305
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas James Davies
ISBN: 0304338214 9780304338214 0304338222 9780304338221
OCLC Number: 36865685
Description: viii, 216 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. Interpreting Death Rites --
2. Coping with Corpses --
3. Beyond Grief Survival --
4. Book, Film and Building --
5. Sacrifice, Violence and Conquest --
6. Indian and Persian Souls --
7. Ancestors, Cemeteries and Identity --
8. Jewish, Christian and Islamic Destinies --
9. Ancient and Local Traditions --
10. Souls and the Presence of the Dead --
11. Pet Death --
12. Symbolic Deaths and Christian Affirmation --
13. The Future of Death.
Responsibility: Douglas J. Davies.

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