Days of Death, Days of Life Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca by Kristin Norget

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Published by Columbia University Press .

Written in English

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  • Christian rites & ceremonies,
  • Customs,
  • Popular culture,
  • Social Science,
  • Archaeology / Anthropology,
  • Sociology,
  • Anthropology - Cultural,
  • Customs & Traditions,
  • Social Science / Anthropology / General,
  • Sociology - Urban,
  • All Souls" Day,
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies,
  • Mexico,
  • Oaxaca de Juâarez

Book details

The Physical Object
Number of Pages336
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9575710M
ISBN 100231136889
ISBN 109780231136884

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Part I Rites of Popular Life in Oaxaca 1. Anthropology in a Mexican City 2. Practicing Popular Religion in Oaxaca Part II Rites of Popular Death in Oaxaca 3.

Living with Death 4. The Drama of Death Part III Living the Day of the Dead 5. Days of the Dead in Oaxaca 6. Spectacular Death and Cultural Change Epilogue: Life in Death Notes References. Days of Death, Days of Life book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers.

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