The materiality of death

bodies, burials, beliefs

Publisher: Archaeopress in Oxford

Written in English
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Subjects:

  • Funeral rites and ceremonies, Ancient -- Congresses,
  • Human remains (Archaeology) -- Congresses,
  • Death -- Social aspects -- Congresses,
  • Burial -- Congresses,
  • Tombs -- Congresses

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Fredrik Fahlander, Terje Oestigaard.
GenreCongresses.
SeriesBAR international series -- 1768
ContributionsFahlander, Fredrik., Oestigaard, Terje., European Association of Archaeologists. Meeting
Classifications
LC ClassificationsGT3170 .M38 2008
The Physical Object
Pagination160 p. :
Number of Pages160
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17080940M
ISBN 101407302574
ISBN 109781407302577
LC Control Number2008396606

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16 papers presented from an EAA session held at Krakow inexploring various aspects of the archaeology of death. Contents: Chapter 1. The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs (Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard); Chapter 2.

More than Metaphor: Approaching the Human Cadaver in Archaeology (Liv Nilsson Stutz); Chapter 3. A Piece of the Mesolithic. The book Death, Materiality and Mediation by anthropologist Barbara Graham is a valuable addition to this field of scholarship. The book is an interesting theoretical exploration of something that is familiar to all of us: how to engage with, have relations with, and mediate the dead into our lives.

Abstract. The majority of the texts in this volume were presented as working papers at the session, The materiality of death: bodies, burials, and beliefs, organised by Fredrik Fahlander and Terje Oestigaard at the XIIth European Association for Archaeologists annual meeting in Krakow, Poland in September ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "The majority of the texts in this volume were presented as working papers at the session, The materiality of death: bodies, burials, and beliefs, organised by Fredrik Fahlander and Terje Oestigaard at the XIIth European Association for Archaeologists annual meeting in Krakow, Poland in September.

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Materiality and the body: explorations at the end of life. Mortality: Vol. 24, The Materiality and Spatiality of Death, Burial and Commemoration; Guest Editors: Christoph K. Streb and Thomas Kolnberger, pp. Cited by: 1. The Matter of Death: Space, Place and Materiality J.

Hockey, Komaromy, C. and Woodthorpe, K. (eds.). Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, £ (hbk) xv+ pp. ISBN ‐0‐‐‐2. This thought‐provoking and well researched edited collection, stemming from the symposium on The Social Aspects of Death, Dying and Bereavement (), focuses on Author: Paul Fitzpatrick.

Materiality is an important part of all cultural systems, and its interplay with death and death-related practices is an integral facet of anthropological studies. In the North American Arctic, material expressions relating to death were particularly distinctive because within traditional animistic Inuit cosmologies, nearly all things— from.

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Contents: Chapter 1. The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs (Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard); Chapter 2. This collection opens up spaces where lives end, bodies are disposed of and memories generated: hospitals, hospices, care homes, coroners' courts, funeral premises, cemeteries, roadsides, the spirit world.

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JAN BLEYEN is an assistant at the research unit, Modernity and Society at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium ANDY CLAYDEN is Senior Lecturer at the Department of Landscape, University of Sheffield, UK DOUGLAS J.

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