Mortuary Dialogues

Mortuary Dialogues

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Mortuary Dialogues presents fresh perspectives on death and mourning across the Pacific Islands. Through a set of rich ethnographies, the book examines how funerals and death rituals give rise to discourse and debate about sustaining moral personhood and community amid modernity and its enormous transformations. The book's key concept, "mortuary dialogue," describes the different genres of talk and expressive culture through which people struggle to restore individual… (more)


Book Details  


Publisher: Berghahn Books (June 01, 2016)

Collection: ASAO Studies in Pacific Anthropology

Format: EPUB

Page count: 262 pages

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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