By João José Reis
This episode is utilized by Reis to ascertain the customs of dying and burial in Bahian society, discover the commercial and spiritual conflicts at the back of the flow for funerary reforms and the upkeep of conventional rituals of demise, and know the way humans handled new matters sparked via modernization and technology. Viewing tradition inside of its social context, he illuminates the commonalities and changes that formed loss of life and its rituals for wealthy and bad, women and men, slaves and masters, adults and youngsters, foreigners and Brazilians.
This translation makes the e-book, initially released in Brazil in 1993, on hand in English for the 1st time.
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Death Is a Festival: Funeral Rites and Rebellion in Nineteenth-Century Brazil (Latin America in Translation/en Traducción/em Tradução) by João José Reis