of the American Anthropological Association

The Space and Place of Death

Helaine Silverman and David B. Small, Editors
Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association Number 11

Contents

Preface

Introduction: The Space and Place of Death
Helaine Silverman

Siting, Sighting, and Citing the Dead 
Douglas K. Charles and Jane E. Buikstra

Collective Burials and Community Memories: Interpreting the Placement of the Dead in the Southeastern and Mid-Atlantic United States with Reference to Ethnographic Cases from Indonesia
Dale L. Hutchinson and Lorraine V. Aragon

Houses and Ancestors, Altars and Relics: Mortuary Patterns at Teotihuacan, Central Mexico
Linda Manzanilla

Body and Soul Among the Maya: Keeping the Spirits in Place
Susan D. Gillespie

Conduits of Ancestry: Interpretation of the Geography, Geology, and Seasonality of North Andean Shaft Tombs
Leon G. Doyon

The Archaeological Study of Ancestor Cult Practices: The Case of Pampa Chica, a Late Initial Period and Early Horizon Site on the Central Coast of Peru
Jalh Dulanto

Situating Sardinia’s Giants Tombs in Their Spatial, Social, and Temporal Contexts
Emma Blake

A Landscape of Ancestors: The Space and Place of Death in Iron Age West-Central Europe
Bettina Arnold

Placing the Physical and the Incorporeal Dead: Stonehenge and Changing Concepts of Ancestral Space in Neolithic Britain
Mike Parker Pearson

Rethinking the Historical Dimensions of Mortuary Practices: A Case from Nisky Hill Cemetery, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
David B. Small

Narratives of Identity and History in Modern Cemeteries of Lima, Peru
Helaine Silverman

Spatial Narratives of Death, Memory, and Transcendence
Aubrey Cannon

Afterword–Visible Death: Mortuary Site and Mortuary Landscape in Diachronic Perspective
Lynne Goldstein

List of Contributors

The Space and Place of Death
ISBN 1-931303-07-X
2002
iv + 207 pages
8-1/2 x 11

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