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Books editi da Columbia Univ Pr con argomento Funeral Rites And Ceremonies

Days of Death, Days of Life

Days of Death, Days of Life

Norget Kristin 
edizioni Columbia Univ Pr collana Columbia Univ Pr (Paperback)

Kristin Norget explores the practice and meanings of death rituals in poor urban neighborhoods on the outskirts of the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca. Drawing on her extensive fieldwork in Oaxaca City, Norget provides vivid descriptions of the Day of the Dead and other popular religious practices. She analyzes how...

€ 38,50
Deathpower

Deathpower

Davis Erik W. 
edizioni Columbia Univ Pr collana Columbia Univ Pr (Hardcover)

€ 66,00
Muhammad's Grave

Muhammad's Grave

Halevi Leor 
edizioni Columbia Univ Pr collana (Hardcover)

In his probing study of the role of death rites in the making of Islamic society, Leor Halevi imaginatively plays prescriptive texts against material culture and advances new ways of interpreting highly contested sources. His original research reveals that religious scholars of the early Islamic period produced codes...

€ 43,90