Passages and Afterworlds

Passages and Afterworlds[Read] ➲ Passages and Afterworlds ➮ Maarit Forde – Heartforum.co.uk The contributors to Passages and Afterworlds explore death and its rituals across the Caribbean drawing on ethnographic theories shaped by a deep understanding of the region's long history of violent The contributors to Passages and Afterworlds explore death and its rituals across the Caribbean drawing on ethnographic theories shaped by a deep understanding of the region's long history of violent encounters exploitation and cultural diversity Examining the relationship between living bodies and the spirits of the dead the contributors investigate the changes in cosmologies and rituals in the cultural sphere of death in relation to political developments state violence legislation policing and identity politics Contributors address topics that range from the ever evolving Passages and MOBI :Ä role of divinized spirits in Haiti and the contemporary mortuary practice of Indo Trinidadians to funerary ceremonies in rural Jamaica and ancestor cults in Maroon culture in Suriname uestions of alterity difference and hierarchy underlie these discussions of how racial cultural and class differences have been deployed in ritual practice and how such rituals have been governed in the colonial and postcolonial Caribbean Contributors Donald Cosentino Maarit Forde Yaniue Hume Paul Christopher Johnson Aisha Khan Keith E McNeal George Mentore Richard Price Karen Richman Ineke Wilhelmina van Wetering Bonno HUE Thoden van Velzen.

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Passages and Afterworlds eBook í Passages and  MOBI
  • Paperback
  • 312 pages
  • Passages and Afterworlds
  • Maarit Forde
  • 15 October 2014
  • 9781478000143

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