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Author Ruin, Hans,
Title Being with the dead : burial, ancestral politics, and the roots of historical consciousness / Hans Ruin.
Imprint Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2018]

Author Ruin, Hans,
Series Cultural memory in the present
Cultural memory in the present.
Subject Burial -- Philosophy.
Dead.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Memory (Philosophy)
Description 1 online resource (xii, 249 pages).
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Thinking after life : historicity and having-been -- Thanatologies : the social meaning of burial -- Ancestrality : ghosts, forefathers, and other dead -- Necropolitics : contested communities and remains of the dead -- Ossuary hermeneutics : necropolitical sites of archaeology -- Visiting the land of the dead : history as necromancy -- The tomb of metaphysics : writing, memory, and the arts of survival.
Note Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on February 04, 2019).
ISBN 1503607763
9781503607767 (electronic book)
9780804791311 (hardcover)
0804791317
9781503607750
1503607755
OCLC # 1035769686
Additional Format Print version: Ruin, Hans. Being with the dead. Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, 2019 9780804791311 (DLC) 2018019691


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