H 234 x W 156 mm
16 colour figures, 3 tables
Published Feb 2021
By Talia Shay
This volume is about the attitudes towards death and burial in contemporary society. It provides information on the attitudes of several minority groups living in Israel today, including four communities of Russian Jews, an ultra-religious Jewish community and a Palestinian-Christian community.
Preface and acknowledgments ;
Reflections on death and burial ;
Methodology: The northern cemetery ;
The interviews: The northern cemetery ;
The urban cemetery, kibbutz cemetery and public cemeteries ;
A nominalist approach: Archaeology of remembrance and contemporary archaeology ;
Conclusion: The assemblage theory, or is there an anthropology of death and burial?