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Funeral Sermons

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses funeral sermons between the 15th and 18th centuries. Before the Reformation, a sermon might be delivered at a mass preceding the ... More


Eluwün: The End of Sociality

Magnus Course

in Becoming Mapuche: Person and Ritual in Indigenous Chile

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252036477
eISBN:
9780252093500
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252036477.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Latin American Cultural Anthropology

This chapter discusses the Mapuche funeral practices (eluwün). Whereas the Hertzian model suggests that funeral practices serve to generalize and “disintegrate” the deceased person, Mapuche funeral ... More


Corporeal Revolutions

Franck Billé

in Sinophobia: Anxiety, Violence, and the Making of Mongolian Identity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824839826
eISBN:
9780824869618
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824839826.003.0005
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter examines the complex history of the socialist period, when new techniques such as medical and hygienic practices were introduced to Mongolia and came to be seen as benchmarks of ... More


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