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Japanese tree burial : ecology, kinship and the culture of death

Author: Sb?astien Penmellen Boret
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2014.
Series: Japan anthropology workshop series, 23.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (DLC) 2013026403
(OCoLC)852218874
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sb?astien Penmellen Boret
ISBN: 9781315850351 1315850354
OCLC Number: 897464668
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 219 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: 1. Introduction : questions for the anthropology of tree disposals --
2. The birth of Japanese tree-burial : when life crisis meets environmental crisis --
3. Kinship, demographic and economic matters : renouncing the ancestral grave --
4. Identities, memorialization and agency : 'people's own grave' --
5. Bonds, nature workshops and collective memorials --
6. Ecological immortality and ideas of the afterlife --
7. Conclusions : towards a liberalization of death in Japan?
Series Title: Japan anthropology workshop series, 23.
Responsibility: Sb?astien Penmellen Boret.

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