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Theories as actants: Translating mortuary practice

Chris Fowler

in The Emergent Past: A Relational Realist Archaeology of Early Bronze Age Mortuary Practices

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199656370
eISBN:
9780191804724
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199656370.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines various interpretations of Chalcolithic and Early Bronze Age mortuary practices in North-East England. More specifically, it considers the key conceptual frameworks in ... More


Filth

in The City at Its Limits: Taboo, Transgression, and Urban Renewal in Lima

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226280974
eISBN:
9780226280998
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226280998.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

For more than 150 years, the Cementerio General was Lima's main official burial ground, until it became saturated and closed down for new interments in 1965. In 1959, another necropolis, the ... More


Jewish heritage in Leeds

Sharman Kadish

in Leeds and its Jewish community: A history

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781526123084
eISBN:
9781526144676
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526123084.003.0012
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This chapter provides the definitive account of all the synagogues established in Leeds from the 1840s to the present day. Many of these were related to the places of origin of the congregants and ... More


Cities of the Dead: Contesting the Memory of the Civil War in the South, 1865-1914

William A. Blair

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807828960
eISBN:
9781469603582
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807876237_blair
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Exploring the history of Civil War commemorations from both sides of the color line, this book places the development of memorial holidays, Emancipation Day celebrations, and other remembrances in ... More


Introduction Ghosts of the Unburied Dead

in The Skull Collectors: Race, Science, and America's Unburied Dead

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226233482
eISBN:
9780226233499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226233499.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

When Philadelphia naturalist Samuel George Morton died in 1851, no one cut off his head, boiled away its flesh, and added his grinning skull to a collection of crania. It would have been strange, but ... More


Death as a Nationalist Text: Reading the National Cemetery of South Korea

Guy Podoler

in Death, Mourning, and the Afterlife in Korea: Ancient to Contemporary Times

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839680
eISBN:
9780824868567
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839680.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

This chapter on the Seoul National Cemetery places questions of disposal in a modern paradigm. Through explorations of the setup and layout of the site, it discusses how postcolonial national ... More


In the Shadow of Slavery: African Americans in New York City, 1626-1863

Leslie M. Harris

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226317748
eISBN:
9780226317755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226317755.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

In 1991 in lower Manhattan, a team of construction workers made an astonishing discovery. Just two blocks from City Hall, under twenty feet of asphalt, concrete, and rubble, lay the remains of an ... More


The Dying, the Newly Dead, and the Long Gone

Nancy S. Jecker

in Ending Midlife Bias: New Values for Old Age

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780190949075
eISBN:
9780190949105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190949075.003.0010
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Chapter 10 takes a careful look at duties to the dying, the newly dead, and the long gone. Care of the dying and newly dead are urgent matters for aged societies, because older people die at higher ... More


Definition of Development 2: Material Change of Use

Ashley Bowes

in A Practical Approach to Planning Law

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780198833253
eISBN:
9780191932342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/9780198833253.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The term ‘material change of use’ is not defined in the 1990 Act. Its meaning has to be ascertained, therefore, by reference to the many cases in which the courts have had to consider its ... More


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