The Resource Ritual and remembrance : responses to death in human societies, edited by Jon Davies

Ritual and remembrance : responses to death in human societies, edited by Jon Davies

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Ritual and remembrance : responses to death in human societies
Title
Ritual and remembrance
Title remainder
responses to death in human societies
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jon Davies
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
Uk
Dewey number
306.9
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • music
Index
index present
LC call number
  • HQ1073
  • BD444
LC item number
  • .R55 1994
  • .R57 1994
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Ritual and remembrance : responses to death in human societies, edited by Jon Davies
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Ritual and remembrance : responses to death in human societies, edited by Jon Davies
Publication
Note
"This book owes its origins to a series of public lectures delivered in 1993 at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne."--Page [7]
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
One hundred billion dead: a general theology of death / Jon Davies -- The living, the dead and the ancestors: time, life cycles and the mortuary domain in later European prehistory / John Chapman -- Isaiah as a source book for scriptural texts about death and mourning / John F.A. Sawyer -- Death and remembrance in modern paganism / Graham Harvey -- Death in war: Britten and the War requiem / Eric Cross -- The martial uses of the mass: war remembrance as an elementary form of religious life / Jon Davies -- Heroic death in the early Nordic world / Diana Whaley -- A job for life / Andrew Bardgett -- Law after death, or 'whose body is it?' The legal framework for the disposal and remembrance of the dead / J.D.C. Harte -- Choosing to die / Bryan Vernon -- 'The maid is not dead but sleepeth': death and revival in writing by women / Maria Manuel Lisboa
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ocm38125867
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Dimensions
24 cm
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Extent
284 pages
Isbn
9781850754695
Lccn
96209956
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 1 map, music
System control number
(OCoLC)38125867

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