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The Grammar and Syntax of the Dead


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This book examines and analyzes prehistoric mortuary practice in the Chumash region of south central California. Because treatment of the dead is an important feature of cultural systems, analysis of temporal and spatial patterns of mortuary practice can shed light on cultural continuity and social structures as they develop. Previous research has argued that a succession of distinct ethnic groups inhabited this region and that these population replacements are indicated by distinct shifts in burial practice. I address the question of ethnic and cultural continuity through analyses of the geographical and temporal pattern of mortuary practice in the region. I also examine both material and non-material aspects of mortuary practice and assess the articulation between these two systems.

Product Specifications
SKU :COC49711
AuthorRay Corbett
Number of Pages332
Publishing Year2010-09-14T00:00:00.000
Edition1 st
Book TypeSociety & social sciences
Country of ManufactureIndia
Product BrandLAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing
Product Packaging InfoBox
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