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A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians [Illustrated]
     

A Further Contribution to the Study of the Mortuary Customs of the North American Indians [Illustrated]

by H. C. Yarrow
 
This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS
Introductory
Classification of burial
Inhumation
Pit burial
Grave burial
Stone graves or cists
Burial in mounds
Burial beneath or in cabins, wigwams, or houses
Cave burial

Overview

This edition features
• illustrations
• a linked Table of Contents and linked Footnotes

CONTENTS
Introductory
Classification of burial
Inhumation
Pit burial
Grave burial
Stone graves or cists
Burial in mounds
Burial beneath or in cabins, wigwams, or houses
Cave burial

Embalmment or mummification

Urn burial
Surface burial
Cairn burial
Cremation
Partial cremation
Aerial sepulture
Lodge burial
Box burial
Tree and scaffold burial
Partial scaffold burial and ossuaries
Superterrene and aerial burial in canoes
Aquatic burial
Living sepulchers

Mourning, sacrifice, feasts, etc.

Mourning
Sacrifice
Feasts
Superstition regarding burial feasts
Food
Dances
Songs
Games
Posts
Fires
Superstitions

Product Details

BN ID:
2940013845350
Publisher:
VolumesOfValue
Publication date:
12/14/2011
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
2 MB

Meet the Author

Dr. H. C. YARROW, ACT. ASST. SURG., U.S.A.

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