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    Natural Burial

    ... and a key longitudinal case study of a single site investigates the evolving nature of the practice., , Natural Burial is the first book on this subject to bring together all the groups and individuals involved in the ...

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    Natural Burial

    ... and a key longitudinal case study of a single site investigates the evolving nature of the practice., , Natural Burial is the first book on this subject to bring together all the groups and individuals involved in the ...

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    Japanese Tree Burial

    ... marked by a tree and a small wooden tablet inscribed with the name of the deceased. Tree burial is gaining popularity, and is a highly-effective means of promoting the rehabilitation of Japanese forestland critically ...

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    Japanese Tree Burial

    ... marked by a tree and a small wooden tablet inscribed with the name of the deceased. Tree burial is gaining popularity, and is a highly-effective means of promoting the rehabilitation of Japanese forestland critically ...

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    Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity

    ... theology of Ancient Egypt, * burying the Jewish dead, * Roman religion and Roman funerals, * Early Christian burial, * the nature of martyrdom., Jon Davies also draws on the sociological theory of Max Weber to present a ...

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    Death, Burial and Rebirth in the Religions of Antiquity

    ... theology of Ancient Egypt, * burying the Jewish dead, * Roman religion and Roman funerals, * Early Christian burial, * the nature of martyrdom., Jon Davies also draws on the sociological theory of Max Weber to present a ...

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    Burial and Ancient Society

    ... and social structure in Early Iron Age Greece will be required reading for all archaeologists working with burial evidence, in whatever period. This book differs from many topical studies of state formation in that ...

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    The Ancient Burial-mounds of England

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author's extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead ...

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    The Ancient Burial-mounds of England

    First published in 1936 and rewritten in 1953, this book embodies the results of the author's extensive researches and fieldwork. Part one considers types of barrows and dating, their building and the cult of the dead ...

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    The Law and the Dead

    ... the posthumous treatment of the dead, including commemoration. Topics covered include: the legal frameworks around burial, cremation and other disposal methods; the hierarchy of persons who have a legal duty to dispose ...

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    The Tombs of Pompeii

    ... based on generalizations and studies of typology. She shows that while some trends in Roman burial culture can be seen as universal, each population, time, and place constructs its own approach to commemoration and ...

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    The Archaeology of Death in Roman Syria

    ... local identity, family, and social position, while simultaneously ensuring that the deceased was given proper burial rites. In this book, Lidewijde de Jong investigates these customs and the belief systems that governed ...

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    The Archaeology of Human Bones

    ... the biasing effects of decay and incomplete recovery on burial data from archaeological sites, and discusses what we may learn about burial rites from human remains. Subsequent chapters focus on demographic analysis ...

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    The Archaeology of Human Bones

    ... the biasing effects of decay and incomplete recovery on burial data from archaeological sites, and discusses what we may learn about burial rites from human remains. Subsequent chapters focus on demographic analysis ...

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    Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World

    ... go beyond the usual canon of literary texts, and assess a vast range of evidence - inscriptions, burial data, domestic architecture, sculpture and the law, as well as Christian and dream-interpretation literature. Topics ...

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    Nineteenth-Century European Pilgrimages

    ... was largely started by the rediscovery of several holy burial places such as Assisi, Milano, Venice, Rome ... pilgrimages that happened after the rediscovery of ancient holy burial sites or the constitution of new shrines in ...

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    Childhood, Class and Kin in the Roman World

    ... go beyond the usual canon of literary texts, and assess a vast range of evidence - inscriptions, burial data, domestic architecture, sculpture and the law, as well as Christian and dream-interpretation literature. Topics ...

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    Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    ... 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author's field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual - dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the barrow; and it shows ...

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    Life and Death in the Bronze Age

    ... 700 B.C. and is mainly concerned with the author's field work in western Britain. It deals with burial ritual - dances, processions, "houses of the dead", the objects deposited, the building of the barrow; and it shows ...

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    A Brief History of Archaeology

    ... -industrial civilizations in Egypt, Mesopotamia, and Central America, the excavations at Troy and Mycenae, the Royal Burials at Ur, Iraq, and the dramatic finding of the pharaoh Tutankhamun in 1922. The book concludes by ...

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    Sophocles' Antigone

    ... centers on Antigone's refusal to obey Kreon's law and Kreon's refusal to allow her brother's burial. Each acts on principle colored by gender, personality and family history. Antigone poses a conflict between passionate ...

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    Between State and Synagogue

    ... a detailed survey, is nowhere more telling than in areas that demand religious sanction such as marriage, burial, the sale of pork, and the operation of businesses on the Sabbath.; authors: Guy Ben-Porat; publicationDate ...

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    Antigone

    ... Now, when his young daughter Antigone defies her uncle, Kreon, the new ruler, because he has prohibited the burial of her dead brother, she and he enact a primal conflict between young and old, woman and man, individual ...

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    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Religion

    ... 's plays is rich in allusions to the Bible, church rites including baptism, communion, marriage, and burial, and a host of religious beliefs. This Companion provides an essential grounding in early modern religious ...

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    The Oxford Handbook of the Bronze Age Aegean

    ... a strictly chronological/geographical treatment, including religion, state and society, trade, warfare, pottery, writing, and burial customs, as well as specific events, such as the eruption of Santorini and the Trojan ...

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    Sophocles' Antigone

    ... centers on Antigone's refusal to obey Kreon's law and Kreon's refusal to allow her brother's burial. Each acts on principle colored by gender, personality and family history. Antigone poses a conflict between passionate ...

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    The Aegean Bronze Age

    ... , crafts, exchange and foreign contact (particularly with the civilizations of the Near East), and religion and burial customs. Students and teachers will welcome this book, but it will also provide the ideal companion ...

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    The Place of the Dead

    ... , from Scotland to Transylvania, and address a spectrum of themes: attitudes towards the corpse, patterns of burial, forms of commemoration, the treatment of dead infants, the nature of the afterlife and ghosts ...

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    The Place of the Dead

    ... , from Scotland to Transylvania, and address a spectrum of themes: attitudes towards the corpse, patterns of burial, forms of commemoration, the treatment of dead infants, the nature of the afterlife and ghosts ...

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    Between State and Synagogue

    ... and a detailed survey, is nowhere more telling than in areas that demand religious sanction such as marriage, burial, the sale of pork, and the operation of businesses on the Sabbath.; authors: Guy Ben-Porat; publisher ...

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    Daily Life in Ancient China

    ... organization and elite ideology, urban and country life, practical technology, leisure and festivity, and death and burial customs. Written in clear and engaging prose, this volume serves as a useful introduction to the ...

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    The Cambridge Companion to Shakespeare and Religion

    ... 's plays is rich in allusions to the Bible, church rites including baptism, communion, marriage, and burial, and a host of religious beliefs. This Companion provides an essential grounding in early modern religious ...

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    Daily Life in Ancient China

    ... organization and elite ideology, urban and country life, practical technology, leisure and festivity, and death and burial customs. Written in clear and engaging prose, this volume serves as a useful introduction to the ...

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    The Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism

    ... the beliefs which informed their foundation. He discusses the material evidence preserved in the largest Jewish burial complex in antiquity - the catacombs at Beth Shearim. Finally, the author offers an interpretation of ...

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    The Meanings of Death in Rabbinic Judaism

    ... the beliefs which informed their foundation. He discusses the material evidence preserved in the largest Jewish burial complex in antiquity - the catacombs at Beth Shearim. Finally, the author offers an interpretation of ...

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    Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe

    ... they can be interpreted in relation to ancient land use, the creation of ritual monuments and the burial of the dead. Integrating this fascinating yet little-known material into the mainstream of prehistoric studies ...

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    Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland

    ... of mobile lifestyles, suggests. He integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material culture and burial practice to offer a rounded, realistic picture of the complexities and the realities of Neolithic ...

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    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    ... terms of common law's existence. How, then, might we move well? Explored through examples of walking and burial, this book responds to the challenge of how to live with a contemporary form of colonial legal inheritance ...

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    Death in a Consumer Culture

    Death has never been more visible to consumers. From life insurance to burial plots to estate planning, we are constantly reminded of consumer choices to be made with our mortality in mind. Religious beliefs in the ...

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    The Bronze Age in Europe

    ... , and has been broken down into five regions; each is discussed in terms of settlement form, burial practices, ritual and religious sites, material culture, economic and social background, and trading patterns. The book ...

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    Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss

    ... bereavement and remembrance, comfort and resilience, including battlefield memorials, crematoria, graveyards and natural burial sites in Europe. Authors shift the discussion beyond the Global North by including responses ...

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    Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture

    ... tell a snail shell from a waste paper basket, * why did Victorian England make so much of death and burial?; authors: Paul Graves-Brown; publisher: Taylor and Francis; publicationDate: 11th May 2000; isbn10: 0415167051

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    Rock Art and the Prehistory of Atlantic Europe

    ... they can be interpreted in relation to ancient land use, the creation of ritual monuments and the burial of the dead. Integrating this fascinating yet little-known material into the mainstream of prehistoric studies ...

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    Ben Jonson

    ... account of Jonson's life in modern times. Rosalind Miles follows Jonson from his obscure beginnings to his burial in Westminster Abbey, as the first Poet Laureate, in 1637. Her Jonson is vivid and vigorous, equally alive ...

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    Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

    ... 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial, and for decades, the history of these victims has also been buried. This volume brings together a ...

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    A Jurisprudence of Movement

    ... terms of common law's existence. How, then, might we move well? Explored through examples of walking and burial, this book responds to the challenge of how to live with a contemporary form of colonial legal inheritance ...

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    Royalists and Royalism in 17th-Century Literature

    ... Abraham Cowley made a deep impression on seventeenth-century letters, attested by his extravagant funeral and his burial next to Chaucer and Spenser in Westminster Abbey. Ejected from Cambridge for his politics, he found ...

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    Landscapes of Neolithic Ireland

    ... of mobile lifestyles, suggests. He integrates the study of landscape, settlement, agriculture, material culture and burial practice to offer a rounded, realistic picture of the complexities and the realities of Neolithic ...

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    Matter, Materiality and Modern Culture

    ... tell a snail shell from a waste paper basket, * why did Victorian England make so much of death and burial?; authors: Paul Graves-Brown; publisher: Taylor and Francis; publicationDate: 11th May 2000; isbn10: 0415167043

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    Religion in Late Roman Britain

    ... the nature of Romano-British pagan religion and she analyses the controversial rite of decapitated burial in the light of some startling new archaeological evidence.; authors: Dorothy Watts; publisher: Taylor and ...

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    Ben Jonson

    ... account of Jonson's life in modern times. Rosalind Miles follows Jonson from his obscure beginnings to his burial in Westminster Abbey, as the first Poet Laureate, in 1637. Her Jonson is vivid and vigorous, equally alive ...

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    Mass Killings and Violence in Spain, 1936-1952

    ... 88,000 unidentified victims of Francoist violence remain to be exhumed from mass graves and given a dignified burial, and for decades, the history of these victims has also been buried. This volume brings together a ...

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    Religion in Late Roman Britain

    ... the nature of Romano-British pagan religion and she analyses the controversial rite of decapitated burial in the light of some startling new archaeological evidence.; authors: Dorothy Watts; publisher: Taylor and ...

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    Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

    ... shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being replaced in some cases by the scattering of ashes and forest mortuary ritual, and how Japanese ...

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    Death and Dying in Contemporary Japan

    ... shows how new forms of funeral ceremonies have been developed by the funeral industry, how traditional grave burial is being replaced in some cases by the scattering of ashes and forest mortuary ritual, and how Japanese ...

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    Death in a Consumer Culture

    Death has never been more visible to consumers. From life insurance to burial plots to estate planning, we are constantly reminded of consumer choices to be made with our mortality in mind. Religious beliefs in the ...

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    Death and the Ancestors

    ... this particular book, the author spent over 100 days attending funeral ceremonies and he attended 25 burial services. , First published in 1962.; authors: Jack Goody; publisher: Taylor and Francis; publicationDate: 9th ...

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    Death and the Ancestors

    ... this particular book, the author spent over 100 days attending funeral ceremonies and he attended 25 burial services. , First published in 1962.; authors: Jack Goody; publisher: Taylor and Francis; publicationDate: 26th ...

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    The Bronze Age in Europe

    ... , and has been broken down into five regions; each is discussed in terms of settlement form, burial practices, ritual and religious sites, material culture, economic and social background, and trading patterns. The book ...

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    Ancient Greece

    ... 300 essays in this set include general overviews of art and architecture, daily life and customs, death and burial, education and training, government and law, language and literature, medicine and health, navigation and ...

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    Death-Ritual and Social Structure in Classical Antiquity

    ... can and should be a major source of evidence for social historians of the ancient Graeco-Roman world. Burials have a far wider geographical and social range than the surviving literary texts, which were mainly written ...

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    Boudicca's Heirs

    ... in terms of age, health and nutrition, Watt draws comparison with evidence on men's lives and burials. Effectively integrating her archaeological findings with the political and social history of the late Iron Age and ...

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    Boudicca's Heirs

    ... in terms of age, health and nutrition, Watt draws comparison with evidence on men's lives and burials. Effectively integrating her archaeological findings with the political and social history of the late Iron Age and ...

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    Becoming Human

    ... as direct representations of animals and other features of the natural world, personal adornments, and elaborate burials, as well as other vestiges that are more abstract and cryptic. These behaviours are also exhibited ...

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    Becoming Human

    ... as direct representations of animals and other features of the natural world, personal adornments, and elaborate burials, as well as other vestiges that are more abstract and cryptic. These behaviours are also exhibited ...

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    The Archaeology of the Iberian Peninsula

    ... 1,400,000 (the Paleolithic) and 3,500 years ago (the Bronze Age) as revealed in their art, burials, tools, and monuments. She highlights the exciting new discoveries on the Peninsula, including the evidence for some of ...

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    The Iron Age Community of Osteria dell'Osa

    ... in central Italy in the crucial period 900-580 BC. Paying particular attention to the causes of variation in burials - ritual, gender, age, status - Dr Bietti Sestieri is able to develop a convincing picture of the late ...

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    Ancient Mesopotamia

    ... settlement patterns, faunal remains, artifact distributions and activity patterning, iconography, texts and burials.; authors: Susan Pollock; publisher: Cambridge University Press; publicationDate: 20th May 1999; isbn10 ...

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    Ancient Mesopotamia

    ... settlement patterns, faunal remains, artifact distributions and activity patterning, iconography, texts and burials.; authors: Susan Pollock; publisher: Cambridge University Press; publicationDate: 20th May 1999; isbn10 ...

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    Burying America's World War Dead

    ... government gave them what they needed. As the months stretched into years before the war dead were given final burials, the families of the dead demanded that the government give them the respect and honor they felt they ...

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    Death in Medieval Europe

    ... survey the cultural effects of death. This volume explores overarching topics such as burials, commemorations, revenants, mourning practices and funerals, capital punishment, suspiscious death, and death registrations ...

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    The Archaeology of the Medieval English Monarchy

    ... and regalia including crowns, seals and thrones. He considers Royal patronage, architecture and ideas on burials and tombs to unravel the details of their daily lives supported with many illustrations.; authors: John ...

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    Death in Medieval Europe

    ... survey the cultural effects of death. This volume explores overarching topics such as burials, commemorations, revenants, mourning practices and funerals, capital punishment, suspiscious death, and death registrations ...

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    Death, Ritual, and Bereavement

    ... of death and dying from 1500 to the 1930s. This edited collection focuses on the death-bed, funerals, burials, mourning customs, and the expression of grief. The essays throw fresh light on developments which lie at the ...

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