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Celebrations of death

Richard Huntington

Celebrations of death

the anthropology of mortuary rituals

by Richard Huntington

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge(Eng.), New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Funeral rites and customs.,
  • Death.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementRichard Huntington, Peter Metcalf.
    ContributionsMetcalf, Peter.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 230 p. :
    Number of Pages230
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20978369M

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