Interacting with the dead : perspectives on mortuary archaeology for the new millennium /

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Other Authors: Rakita, Gordon F. M., 1971-
Format: Book
Published: Gainesville : University Press of Florida, c2005.
Table of Contents:
  • Section I, Theories, time, and space / Gordon F.M. Rakita and Jane E. Buikstra
  • Archaeology of death as anthropology / Douglas K. Charles
  • Mortuary analysis : a matter of time? / Robert William Chapman
  • Gender and agency in mortuary fashion / Aubrey Cannon
  • Chiribaya political economy : a bioarchaeological perspective / Jane E. Buikstra ... [et al.]
  • Social dimensions of mortuary space / Wendy Ashmore and Pamela L. Geller
  • Section II, Bodies and souls ; Corrupting flesh : reexamining Hertz's perspective on mummification and cremation / Gordon F.M. Rakita and Jane E. Buikstra
  • Forgetting the dead, remembering enemies / Suzanne Oakdale
  • Mortuary "laying-in" crypts of the Hopewell site : beyond the funerary paradigm / A. Martin Byers
  • Mummies, cults, and ancestors : the Chinchorro mummies of the south central Andes / Sonia E. Guillén
  • Secondary burial practices in Hohokam cremations / Lane A. Beck
  • Excarnation, evisceration, and exhumation in Medieval and post-Medieval Europe / Estella Weiss-Krejci
  • Death and remembrance in Medieval France : a case study from the Augustinian monastery of Saint-Jean-des Vignes, Soissons / Stephan Naji
  • Mortuary practices and ritual use of human bone in Tibet / Nancy J. Malville
  • Section III, Sacrifice, violence, and veneration / Gordon F.M. Rakita and Jane E. Buikstra
  • Understanding veneration and violation in the archaeological record / William N. Duncan
  • Bioarchaeology and taphonomy of mortuary ritual on the Sepik Coast, Papua New Guinea / Ann L.W. Stodder
  • Were Nasca trophy heads war trophies or revered ancestors? : insights from the Kroeber collection / Kathleen Forgey and Sloan R. Williams
  • Human sacrifice and postmortem modification of the Pyramid of the Moon, Moche Valley, Peru / John W. Verano
  • Mortuary pathways leading to the Cenote at Chichén Itzá / Lane A. Beck and April K. Sievert
  • Putting the dead to work : an examination of the use of human bone in prehistoric Guam / Judith R. McNeill.