Last Rites: The Work of the Modern Funeral Director

1st Edition

Glennys Howarth

Routledge
Published June 15, 1996
Reference - 232 Pages
ISBN 9780895033451 - CAT# Y316985

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Summary

This book examines death rituals and the social significance of undertaking in western society and presents an ethnographic account of funeral directing in an area of east London which, for the purposes of anonymity. It is concerned with undertakers' perceptions and organization of death rituals.

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