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THE DEATH RITUALS OF RURAL GREECE / EDITION 1

By: Danforth, Loring M.

Price: ¥1,300.00

Publisher: Princeton University Press: 1983

Seller ID: RWARE0000045014

ISBN: 0691000271

Condition: Very Good


A copy that has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. This compelling text and dramatic photographic essay convey the emotional p ower of the death rituals of a small Greek village-the funeral, the singing of laments, the distribution of food, the daily visits to the graves, and especially the rite of exhumation. These rituals help Greek villagers face the universal paradox of mourning: how can the living sustain relationships with the dead and at the same time bring them to an end, in order to conti nue... View more info