Count Not The Dead

Author: Michael L. Hadley
Editor: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
ISBN: 9780773512825
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Basing his study on literature and film, the author presents the exploits and images of U-boats and their intrepid crews.
Death in the Early Twenty-first Century
Language: en
Pages: 295
Authors: Sébastien Penmellen Boret, Susan Orpett Long, Sergei Kan
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-07-18 - Publisher: Springer

Focusing on tradition, technology, and authority, this volume challenges classical understandings that mortuary rites are inherently conservative. The contributors examine innovative and enduring ideas and practices of death, which reflect and constitute changing patterns of social relationships, memorialisation, and the afterlife. This cross-cultural study examines the lived experiences of men
Migrating borders and moving times
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Hastings Donnan, Madeleine Hurd, Carolin Leutloff-Grandits
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-21 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Migrating borders and moving timesanalyses migrant border crossings in relation to their everyday experiences of time and connects these to wider social and political structures. Sometimes border crossing takes no more than a moment; sometimes
A Companion to the Anthropology of Death
Language: en
Pages: 544
Authors: Antonius C. G. M. Robben
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-04-03 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

A thought-provoking examination of death, dying, and the afterlife Prominent scholars present their most recent work about mortuary rituals, grief and mourning, genocide, cyclical processes of life and death, biomedical developments, and the materiality of human corpses in this unique and illuminating book. Interrogating our most common practices surrounding death,
Human remains and mass violence
Language: en
Pages: 216
Authors: Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Élisabeth Anstett
Categories: Social Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-05-16 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. This book outlines for the first time in a single volume the theoretical and methodological tools for a study of human remains resulting from episodes of mass violence and genocide. Despite the highly innovative and
Human remains in society
Language: en
Pages: 280
Authors: Jean-Marc Dreyfus, Élisabeth Anstett
Categories: Political Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-12-05 - Publisher: Manchester University Press

This electronic version has been made available under a Creative Commons (BY-NC-ND) open access license. Human remains and society presents a groundbreaking account of the treatment and commemoration of dead bodies resulting from incidents of genocide and mass violence. Whether reburied, concealed, stored, abandoned or publically displayed, human remains raise