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Days of Death, Days of Life Ritual in the Popular Culture of Oaxaca

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ISBN-10: 0231136897

ISBN-13: 9780231136891

Edition: 2006

Authors: Kristin Norget

List price: $35.00
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This is a detailed ethnographic study of the practice and meanings of death rituals in the popular culture of poor urban neighbourhoods on the outskirts of the southern Mexican city of Oaxaca. It includes vivid descriptions of Day of the Dead rituals.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 12/13/2005
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 336
Size: 6.00" wide x 8.75" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.210
Language: English

Kristin Norget is associate professor of anthropology at McGill University.

Foreword
Acknowledgments
Prologue: Salesman
Introduction
Ferd
""My Rhodes Scholarship""
""Willing to Be Lucky""
See It Now
Friendly and Murrow
Encounter with McCarthyism
Aftermath
CBS Reports
Camelot
News President
At the Top of His Game
Vietnam
Resignation
Policy Maker
Professor
PBL
PBS
The Press and the Bar
Seminar
Last Years
Friendlyvision
Notes
Index