Record:   Prev Next
Author Golomski, Casey, author
Title Funeral culture : AIDS, work, and cultural change in an African kingdom / Casey Golomski
Imprint Bloomington, Indiana : Indiana University Press, [2018]
book jacket
 Ethnology Library  GN486 .G64 2018    AVAILABLE    30520020861515
Descript xi, 215 pages : illustrations, map ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 189-208) and index
Introduction. Funeral culture: dignity, work, and cultural change -- Reckoning life: dying from AIDS to living with HIV -- Religious healing and resurrection: "Faith without work is dead" -- The secrets of life insurance: saving, care, and the witch -- Grounded: body politics of burial and cremation -- Life in a takeaway box: mobility and purity in funeral feasts -- Commemoration and cultural change: memento radicalis -- Conclusion. The afterlives of work
Link Online version: Golomski, Casey, author. Funeral culture Bloomington : Indiana University Press, 2018 9780253036469 (DLC) 2018026004
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Swaziland
Social change -- Swaziland
HIV infections -- Social aspects -- Swaziland
AIDS (Disease) -- Social aspects -- Swaziland
Swaziland -- Social life and customs -- 21st century
Record:   Prev Next