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Anastasios Panagiotopoulos and Diana Espírito Santo


Chapter 1. Voices and Silences of the Dead in Western Modernity
Tony Walter

Chapter 2. Coping with Massive Urban Death: The Mutual Constitution of Mourning and Recovery in World War Two's Bombing War
Antonius C.G.M. Robben

Chapter 3. Biographies and Necrographies in Exchange: From the Self to the Other
Anastasios Panagiotopoulos


Chapter 4. The Making of Spirit Bodies and Death Perspectives in Afro-Cuban Religion
Diana Espírito Santo

Chapter 5. Sensory Necrography: The Flow of Signs and Sensations in the Corpse
Beth Conklin

Chapter 6. Unanchored Deaths: Grieving the Unplaceable in Samburu
Bilinda Straight

Chapter 7. The Sociality of Death: Life Potentialities and the Vietnamese Dead
Marina Marouda

Chapter 8. Enlightened Spirits: A Historical-anthropological Perspective on Spiritism, Science, Modernity and the Vitality of Spirits under Neoliberalism
Raquel Romberg

Chapter 9. Channeling the Flow: Dealing with Death in an African-based Religion
Gabriel Banaggia

Chapter 10. Of Shadows and Fears: Nepalese Ghost Stories from Classical Texts and Folklore to the Social Media
Davide Torri

Chapter 11. Death isn't What it Used to Be: Animist and Baptist Ontologies in Tribal India
Piers Vitebsky

Afterword: The Necrographic Imagination
Magnus Course


Articulate Necrographies

Comparative Perspectives on the Voices and Silences of the Dead

Edited by Anastasios Panagiotopoulos and Diana EspĂ­rito Santo
Afterword by Magnus Course

272 pages, 1 illus., bibliog., index

ISBN  978-1-78920-304-2 Hb Published (July 2019)

eISBN 978-1-78920-305-9 eBook