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 Sherman Library  F1435.3.M6 L58 2011    AVAILABLE  
Title Living with the dead : mortuary ritual in Mesoamerica / edited by James L. Fitzsimmons and Izumi Shimada.
OCLC 676727256
ISBN 9780816529766 (cloth ; alk. paper)
0816529760 (cloth ; alk. paper)
Publisher Tucson : University of Arizona Press, [2011]
Description 252 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
LC Subject heading/s Mayas -- Funeral customs and rites.
Indians of Mexico -- Funeral customs and rites.
Indians of Central America -- Funeral customs and rites.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Mexico.
Human remains (Archaeology) -- Central America.
Mexico -- Antiquities.
Central America -- Antiquities.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The role of dead bodies in late classic Maya politics : cross-cultural reflections on the meaning of Tikal Altar 5 / Estella Weiss-Krejci -- Perspectives on death and transformation in ancient Maya society : human remains as a means to an end / James L. Fitzsimmons -- Ghosts amid the ruins : analyzing relationships between the living and the dead among the ancient Maya at Caracol, Belize / Diane Z. Chase and Arlen F. Chase -- Bodies, bones, and burials : corporeal constructs and enduring relationships in Oaxaca, Mexico / Jeffrey P. Blomster -- Interactions between the living and the dead at major monuments in Teotihuacan / Saburo Sugiyama -- Concepts of death and the afterlife in central Mexico / Elizabeth Baquedano -- Toward a hermeneutics of death : commentary on seven essays written for Living with the dead / Patricia A. McAnany.
NOTE Current Copyright Fee: GBP3.00 0. Uk.
General note Outgrowth of a session entitled "Between the Living and the Dead : Cross-Cultural and Diachronic Perspectives" organized by the editors and held at the 2005 meeting of the Society for American Archaeology in Salt Lake City, Utah. Cf. introd.
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