Death and the Ancestors: A Study of the Mortuary Customs of the LoDagaa of West Africa, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Death and the Ancestors

A Study of the Mortuary Customs of the LoDagaa of West Africa, 1st Edition

By Jack Goody

Routledge

480 pages

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Deliberately considering relevant theories put forward by earlier writers and examining them in the light of the research for this particular book, the author spent over 100 days attending funeral ceremonies and he attended 25 burial services.

First published in 1962.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC002000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Anthropology / General