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Women, Pain and Death : Rituals and Everyday Life on the Margins of Europe and Beyond

By: Haland, Evy Johanne.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2008Edition: 1.Description: 1 online resource (247 p.).ISBN: 9781443815178.Subject(s): Death -- Europe | Pain -- Europe | Women -- Asia -- Social conditions | Women -- Europe -- Social conditions | Women -- Middle East -- Social conditions | Women and deathGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Women, Pain and Death : Rituals and Everyday Life on the Margins of Europe and BeyondDDC classification: 305.42 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF IMAGES; INTRODUCTION; DEATH AND THE MAIDEN; GREEK WOMEN AND DEATH, ANCIENT AND MODERN; LET THE EARTH BE LIGHT UPON YOU; SYMBOLS OF APPROACHING DEATH; SYMBOLIC AND SOCIAL ROLES OF WOMEN IN DEATH RITUAL IN TRADITIONAL IRISH SOCIETY; WOMEN AND DEATH IN OLD NORSE SOCIETIES; BETWEEN REVERENCE AND FEAR; BRITTLE IMAGES, LINGERING PASTS; METAPHORS KILL, DON'T THEY? BREAST CANCER AND FEAR OF DEATH IN SLOVENE MEDICAL METAPHORS; THE SISTERS KALI AND GANGA; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX
Summary: "Women, Pain and Death: Rituals and Everyday-Life on the Margins of Europe and Beyond" is a cross-cultural and multidisciplinary collection of articles representing different perspectives and topics related to the general theme Women and Death from differ
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TABLE OF CONTENTS; LIST OF IMAGES; INTRODUCTION; DEATH AND THE MAIDEN; GREEK WOMEN AND DEATH, ANCIENT AND MODERN; LET THE EARTH BE LIGHT UPON YOU; SYMBOLS OF APPROACHING DEATH; SYMBOLIC AND SOCIAL ROLES OF WOMEN IN DEATH RITUAL IN TRADITIONAL IRISH SOCIETY; WOMEN AND DEATH IN OLD NORSE SOCIETIES; BETWEEN REVERENCE AND FEAR; BRITTLE IMAGES, LINGERING PASTS; METAPHORS KILL, DON'T THEY? BREAST CANCER AND FEAR OF DEATH IN SLOVENE MEDICAL METAPHORS; THE SISTERS KALI AND GANGA; CONTRIBUTORS; INDEX

"Women, Pain and Death: Rituals and Everyday-Life on the Margins of Europe and Beyond" is a cross-cultural and multidisciplinary collection of articles representing different perspectives and topics related to the general theme Women and Death from differ

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