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State secrets and concealed bodies: exhumations of soviet-era victims in contemporary Russia1

Viacheslav Bitiutckii

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

This paper discusses the search for, exhumation and identification of the remains of victims of mass political repression during the Stalinist Great Terror (1937-1938) in the USSR, concentrating on ... More


Identification, politics, disciplines: missing persons and colonial skeletons in South Africa1

Nicky Rousseau

in Human Remains and Identification: Mass violence, genocide, and the 'forensic turn'

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719097560
eISBN:
9781526104441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719097560.003.0008
Subject:
Anthropology, Anthropology, Global

The location, exhumation and identification of human remains associated with mass violence and genocide has come to occupy an important place in the panoply of transitional justice measures over the ... More


Performing Antigone in the Twenty‐First Century

S. E. Wilmer

in Interrogating Antigone in Postmodern Philosophy and Criticism

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199559213
eISBN:
9780191594403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199559213.003.0022
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter examines some productions in the late twentieth century (Fugard's The Island, Gambaro's Antígona Furiosa, and Glowacki's Antigone in New York) that have employed Antigone as a kind of ... More


Understanding Late Classic Maya Mortuary Ritual in Caves: Dental Evidence of Health from Macro- and Microscopic Defects and Caries

Amy R. Michael, Gabriel D. Wrobel, and Jack Biggs

Cathy Willermet and Andrea Cucina (eds)

in Bioarchaeology of Pre-Columbian Mesoamerica: An Interdisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780813056005
eISBN:
9780813053783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813056005.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

Bioarchaeology frequently investigates dental health in burial populations to make inferences about mortuary variability within and between ancient groups. In this chapter, micro- and macroscopic ... More


Competing with Illustrious Forerunners: Browne, Borges, and Bioy Casares

Gareth Wood

in Javier Marías's Debt to Translation: Sterne, Browne, Nabokov

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199651337
eISBN:
9780191741180
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199651337.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

This chapter takes on further close reading of Marías's translations, on this occasion another of the substantial projects of his early career, translating Sir Thomas Browne. Initially, the chapter ... More


“A Great Day with Our Enemies”: The Christmas Truce

Terri Blom Crocker

in The Christmas Truce: Myth, Memory, and the First World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780813166155
eISBN:
9780813166650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813166155.003.0003
Subject:
History, European Modern History

In this chapter, the popular narrative of the truce is challenged by the letters and diaries of the soldiers involved. Although there were soldiers who joined in truces that mirror the conventional ... More


Finding a Post-Colonial Voice for Antigone: Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes

Stephen E. Wilmer

in Classics in Post-Colonial Worlds

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199296101
eISBN:
9780191712135
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296101.003.0014
Subject:
Classical Studies, World History: BCE to 500CE

The themes of the continually colonial and the neocolonial are prominent in this chapter’s discussion of Seamus Heaney’s Burial at Thebes. The chapter situates the discussion in the context of what ... More


Burying: The disposal of the war’s dead

Lucy Noakes

in Dying for the Nation: Death, Grief and Bereavement in Second World War Britain

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9780719087592
eISBN:
9781526152015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526135650.00010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter argues that the dead body can continue to work for the wartime nation, but that it also has the power to extraordinarily disruptive. In the ‘people’s war’, this meant the bodies of ... More


The Archaeology of Migrants in Viking-Age and Anglo-Norman England: Process, Practice, and Performance

Dawn M. Hadley

in Migrants in Medieval England, c. 500-c. 1500

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780197266724
eISBN:
9780191916052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266724.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Migration Studies (including Refugee Studies)

This chapter discusses the manner in which early medieval archaeologists have attempted, with varying degrees of confidence, to trace migration. It argues that we need to do more than rely on ... More


The Odd, the Unusual, and the Strange: Bioarchaeological Explorations of Atypical Burials

Tracy K. Betsinger, Amy B. Scott, and Anastasia Tsaliki (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781683401032
eISBN:
9781683401216
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401032.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

While death and dying are universal, the treatment of the dead is culturally and temporally specific, highlighting the influence of both the deceased individual and the living community within the ... More


Slave-Trade Archaeology and the Public: The Excavation of a ‘Liberated African’ Graveyard on St Helena

Andrew Pearson and Ben Jeffs

in Archaeologists and the Dead: Mortuary Archaeology in Contemporary Society

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198753537
eISBN:
9780191917004
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198753537.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Mortuary Archaeology

Within the framework of contractual archaeology in the UK (in which both authors largely operate) individual graves and funerary sites are regularly ... More


The body in the cave

Rick Peterson

in Neolithic cave burials: Agency, structure and environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526118868
eISBN:
9781526144645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118868.003.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter introduces two important questions for the study. It looks at the possible relationships between Neolithic cave burial and other Neolithic burial practices. It then introduces the ... More


In praise of limestone

Rick Peterson

in Neolithic cave burials: Agency, structure and environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526118868
eISBN:
9781526144645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118868.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In this chapter it is suggested that limestone landscapes can be seen as a connecting theme in parts of the European Neolithic. The evidence for cave burial at the beginning of the Neolithic is ... More


Gestures and positions

Rick Peterson

in Neolithic cave burials: Agency, structure and environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526118868
eISBN:
9781526144645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118868.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This chapter begins by considering the history of interpretation of multi-stage burial practices in the Neolithic. These interpretations have contrasted secondary burials involving exposure and bone ... More


Temporality, structure and environment

Rick Peterson

in Neolithic cave burials: Agency, structure and environment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526118868
eISBN:
9781526144645
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118868.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This concluding chapter starts by restating the importance of the intermediary period as a key to understanding funerary practice. The agency of bodies, objects and caves are central to how we ... More


Temporal and Spatial Biological Kinship Variation at Campovalano and Alfedena in Iron Age Central Italy

Evan Muzzall and Alfredo Coppa

in Bioarchaeology of Frontiers and Borderlands

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781683400844
eISBN:
9781683401209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400844.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter utilizes craniometric, dental metric, and Arizona State University Dental Anthropology System (ASUDAS) data to investigate temporospatial differences in biological distance patterns at ... More


Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Abby Burnett

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9781628461114
eISBN:
9781626740624
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781628461114.001.0001
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

The complicated process of preparing the dead for burial is now the province of funeral industry professionals, but this is a recent development. Until the end of World War II, especially in rural ... More


Burial, community, and identity and the prehistoric past: Anglo-Saxon England c. ad 400–800

Sarah Semple

in Perceptions of the Prehistoric in Anglo-Saxon England: Religion, Ritual, and Rulership in the Landscape

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199683109
eISBN:
9780191762956
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683109.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter explores the diversity of monument reuse, the evidence for regional trends in the choice of types of monument for burial, and patterns of chronological change across the fifth to ninth ... More


A Bright Night Sky over Karakhamun: The Astronomical Ceiling of the Main Burial Chamber in TT 223

Miguel Ángel Molinero Polo

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The discovery of the ceiling of Karakhamun's main burial chamber is significant owing to the small number of known astronomical features in ancient Egypt. This chapter describes and depicts this ... More


Thebes under the Kushites

Robert G. Morkot

in Tombs of the South Asasif Necropolis: Thebes, Karakhamun (TT 223), and Karabasken (TT 391) in the Twenty-fifth Dynasty

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9789774166181
eISBN:
9781617975448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774166181.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Kushite rule in Thebes lasted from 750 BC to 656 BC, and saw the revival of its fortunes in what was an era of turmoil and division in Egypt. Looking at structures of power and religious hierarchies, ... More


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