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Mortality and immortality : the anthropology and archaeology of death

Research Seminar in Archaeology and Related Subjects (1980 : University of London)

Mortality and immortality : the anthropology and archaeology of death

proceedings of a meeting of the Research Seminar in Archaeology and Related Subjects held at the Institute of Archaeology, London University, in June 1980 /edited by S.C. Humphreys and Helen King.. --

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Published by Academic Press, 1981. in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Death -- Social aspects -- Congresses,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and indexes.

    ContributionsHumphreys, S. C., King, Helen, 1957-
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 346 p. :
    Number of Pages346
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20912729M

      CARTA: Awareness of Death and Personal Mortality: Implications for Anthropogeny:The Archaeology of Immortality in the Ancient World 6/26/; 23 minutes Colin Renfrew provides insight into the emergence of notions of immortality by looking at the archaeology of burials from long before the advent of agriculture through the creation of state. Mortality and immortality: the anthropology and archaeology of death. London, Academic Press. LaFleur, W. R. (). Liquid Life: Abortion and Buddhism in Japan. Princeton, Princeton University Press. Laidlaw, J. and C. Humphrey (). The Archetypal Actions of Ritual: A Theory of Ritual Illustrated by the Jain Rite of Worship. Oxford.

    “Facing the Dead: Landscape and Ritual of Ancient Greek Death Oracles.” Time and Mind: Archaeology, Consciousness and Culture (March ): Web. Gardiner, Eileen. Medieval Visions of Heaven and Hell: A Sourcebook. New York, Print. —. Visions of Heaven and Hell Before Dante. New York, Print. Garland, Robert. The.   In American Journal of Physical Anthropology, 19 (), pp. And also Indian Knoll skeletons. The University of Kentucky, Reports in Anthropology, Vol. IV, No. 3, Part 11 University Press of Kentucky, Lexington, KY () The 28% infant mortality rate is reported in Volk and Atkinson based on Trinkaus ().

    Her second book, The Future of Immortality: Remaking Life and Death in Contemporary Russia (Princeton University ) explores how, from the mid-nineteenth century onward in Russia, the Soviet Union, and now the Russian Federation, an uncommonly wide range of actors has pursued the dream of achieving human immortality.   This blog is a platform of communication for a college course at Emory entitled "The Anthropology of Death and Burial". The purpose is to use this blog to invite the world into our classroom by drawing on current events or phenomena that surround us and that are relevant to our exploration into the topic of death and how people deal with it.


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