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Human Remains in Society: Curation and Exhibition in the by Élisabeth Anstett,Jean-Marc Dreyfus

By Élisabeth Anstett,Jean-Marc Dreyfus

even if reburied, hid, kept, deserted or publicly displayed, human is still increase an unlimited variety of questions concerning social, criminal and moral makes use of through groups, public associations and civil society enterprises. This e-book provides a ground-breaking account of the therapy and commemoration of lifeless our bodies because of incidents of genocide and mass violence. via more than a few overseas case reports throughout a number of continents, it explores the impact of lifeless our bodies or physique components on a number of political, cultural and non secular practices. Multidisciplinary in scope, it's going to attract readers attracted to this significant part of post-conflict reconciliation, together with scholars and researchers of historical past, anthropology, sociology, archaeology, legislation, politics and smooth warfare.

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