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The Resource Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil, João José Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill

Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil, João José Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill

Label
Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil
Title
Death is a festival
Title remainder
funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil
Statement of responsibility
João José Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill
Creator
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • por
  • eng
Summary
This award-winning social history of death and funeral rites during the early decades of Brazil's independence from Portugal focuses on the Cemiterada movement in Salvador, capital of the province of Bahia
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Reis, João José
Dewey number
393.9/0981/09034
Government publication
government publication of a state province territory dependency etc
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Latin America in translation/en traducción/em tradução
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Cemeteries
  • Salvador (Brazil)
  • Insurgency
  • Brazil
  • Salvador (Brésil)
  • Brésil
Label
Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil, João José Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Revised edition of a book that was originally published in Brazil in 1991 as A morte é uma festa"--Page [xiii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-371) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the Cemiterada -- Setting of the Cemiterada -- Brotherhoods and baroque Catholicism -- The hour of death: means of dying well -- The hour of the dead: household funeral rites -- The pageantry of death: traditional funeral corteges -- Sacred space of the dead: the place of burial -- Bound for glory: funeral masses and divine advocates -- Civilizing customs (I): the medicalization of death -- Civilizing customs (II): legislated death -- Commercializing death: Provincial Law 17 -- The resistance against the cemetery -- Epilogue: after the revolt -- Appendix: Death as a business: funerary income and expenses
Control code
ocm53932470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807862728
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932470
Label
Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil, João José Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill
Publication
Note
"Revised edition of a book that was originally published in Brazil in 1991 as A morte é uma festa"--Page [xiii]
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 355-371) and index
Color
multicolored
Contents
Introduction: the Cemiterada -- Setting of the Cemiterada -- Brotherhoods and baroque Catholicism -- The hour of death: means of dying well -- The hour of the dead: household funeral rites -- The pageantry of death: traditional funeral corteges -- Sacred space of the dead: the place of burial -- Bound for glory: funeral masses and divine advocates -- Civilizing customs (I): the medicalization of death -- Civilizing customs (II): legislated death -- Commercializing death: Provincial Law 17 -- The resistance against the cemetery -- Epilogue: after the revolt -- Appendix: Death as a business: funerary income and expenses
Control code
ocm53932470
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xiv, 386 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780807862728
Level of compression
unknown
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53932470

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