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Pioneering anthology that examines the practices regarding human remains in post-conflict societies, using a unique set of case studies that span multiple disciplines and geographic areas.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
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  1. Title Page, Series Page, Copyright
  2. pp. i-iv
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. v-vi
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  1. List of Figures
  2. p. vii
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  1. List of contributors
  2. pp. viii-xii
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  1. Acknowledgements
  2. pp. xiii-xiv
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  1. Introduction. Corpses in society: about human remains, necro-politics, necro-economy and the legacy of mass violence
  2. Élisabeth Anstett and Jean-Marc Dreyfus
  3. pp. 1-13
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  1. 1. The unburied victims of Kenya’s Mau Mau Rebellion: where and when does the violence end?
  2. David M. Anderson and Paul J. Lane
  3. pp. 14-37
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  1. 2. (Re)politicising the dead in post-Holocaust Poland: the afterlives of human remains at the Bełzec extermination camp
  2. Zuzanna Dziuban
  3. pp. 38-65
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  1. 3. Chained corpses: warfare, politics and religion after the Habsburg Empire in the Julian March, 1930s–1970s
  2. Gaetano Dato In
  3. pp. 66-89
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  1. 4. Exhumations in post-war rabbinical responsas
  2. David Deutsch
  3. pp. 90-112
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  1. 5. (Re)cognising the corpse: individuality, identification and multidirectional memorialisation in post-genocide Rwanda
  2. Ayala Maurer-Prager
  3. pp. 113-138
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  1. 6. Corpses of atonement: the discovery, commemoration and reinterment of eleven Alsatian victims of Nazi terror, 1947– 52
  2. Devlin M. Scofield
  3. pp. 139-162
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  1. 7. ‘Earth conceal not my blood’: forensic and archaeological approaches to locating the remains of Holocaust victims
  2. Caroline Sturdy Colls
  3. pp. 163-196
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  1. 8. The return of Herero and Nama bones from Germany: the victims’ struggle for recognition and recurring genocide memories in Namibia
  2. Vilho Amukwaya Shigwedha
  3. pp. 197-219
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  1. 9. A Beothuk skeleton (not) in a glass case: rumours of bones and the remembrance of an exterminated people in Newfoundland – the emotive immateriality of human remains
  2. John Harries
  3. pp. 220-248
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  1. Index
  2. pp. 249-254
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Additional Information

ISBN
9781526108180
MARC Record
OCLC
979249721
Pages
280
Launched on MUSE
2017-03-28
Language
English
Open Access
Yes
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