The Spirit of Mourning

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The Spirit of Mourning

By Paul Connerton

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How is the memory of traumatic events, such as genocide and torture, inscribed within human bodies? In this book, Paul Connerton discusses social and cultural memory by looking at the role of mourning in the production of histories and the reticence of silence across many different cultures.

Subject: Social Sciences -> Anthropology -> Cultural Anthropology

The Spirit of Mourning
History, Memory and the Body
1st edition
Publisher: Cambridge University Press 9/29/11
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Language: English

ISBN 10: 1139153021
ISBN 13: 9781139153027
Print ISBN: 9781107011397

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