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Books pubblicati nella collana Univ Of Hawaii Pr Hardcover con argomento Funeral Rites And Ceremonies

Modern Passings

Modern Passings

Bernstein Andrew 
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover) , 2006

After a review of earlier funerary rituals in Japan, Bernstein (history, Lewis and Clark College, Oregon) shows how diverse premodern practices from different regions and social strata were homogenized with those generated by middle-class city dwellers to create the form of funerary practice dominant today. Topics...

€ 36,50
Nature's Embrace

Nature's Embrace

Kawano Satsuki 
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover) , 2010

Based on the author's fieldwork at the Tokyo offices of a company that offers grave-free funeral services, this text presents a fascinating account of the new practice of ash-scattering in Japan that arose due to changing family structure along with changing attitudes towards ancestors and their care. Kawano (sociology...

€ 38,80
Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Death and the Afterlife in Japanese Buddhism

Stone Jacqueline Ilyse (EDT)  Walter Mariko Namba (EDT) 
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover)

Nine essays by American scholars of religion, some fledgling some veteran, trace Japanese Buddhist funeral practices and the philosophy behind them from the Heian period (794-1185) to the present. Among their topics are relic veneration in Medieval Japan, the Blood Pool Hell and postmortem fetal extraction, and posthumous...

€ 51,70
The Potent Dead

The Potent Dead

Chambert-Loir Henri (EDT)  Reid Anthony (EDT) 
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover)

This is the first book to assess the indigenous systems of belief in the spirits of ancestors in Indonesia. Thirteen international anthropologists, historians, and literary scholars examine various aspects of this powerful system which pervades modern Indonesia. Coverage includes death and ancestors in Borneo; the...

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€ 30,10
The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

The Material Culture of Death in Medieval Japan

Gerhart Karen M. 
edizioni Univ of Hawaii Pr collana Univ of Hawaii Pr (Hardcover)

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€ 32,60