Death Rituals & Life Societies

Death Rituals & Life Societies



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780875805467
Publisher: Northern Illinois University Press
Publication date: 12/01/1989
Pages: 288
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

About the Author

Roy Wagner is professor of anthropology at the University of Virginia. Tim Ingold is chair of social anthropology at the University of Aberdeen.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Acknowledgments Introduction: Frederick H. Damon
Part I: The Northern Massim
To Eat for the Dead: Kaduwagan Mortuary Events: Susan P. Montague
A Vakutan Mortuary Cycle: Shirley Campbell
The Muyuw Lo'un and the End of Marriage: Frederick H. Damon
Death and Kinship in Molima: Ann Chowning
Part II: The Southern Massim
The Triumph of the Susu: Mortuary Exchanges on Tubetube: Martha Macintyre
Death and Matrilineal Reincorporation on Normanby Island: Carl Thune
"Eating the Dead": MortuaryTransactions in Bwaidoka, Goodenough Island: Michael W. Young
Death and Exchange: Mortuary Ritual on Vanatinai (Sudest Island): Maria Lepowsky
The Day of Reckoning on Rossel Island: John Liep
Conclusion: The Exchange of Context of the Kula: Roy Wagner

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