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Skulls to the living, bread to the dead : [the day of the dead in Mexico and beyond] / Stanley Brandes.

Skulls to the living, bread to the dead : [the day of the dead in Mexico and beyond]

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
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  • ISBN: 9781405152488
  • ISBN: 9781405152488
  • Physical Description: xi, 217 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
  • Publisher: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., 2006.

Content descriptions

General Note: Subtitle from cover.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. [195]-210) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: The Day of the Dead, problems and paradoxes -- The sweetness of death -- Skulls and skeletons -- Tourism and the state -- The poetics of death -- The Day of the Dead and Halloween -- Teaching the Day of the Dead -- Creativity and community -- Mexican views of death.
Summary, etc.: Examines the increasing commercial, political, and ethnic importance the Day of the Dead in Mexico and the United States.
Subject: All Souls' Day.
All Souls' Day > Mexico.
Mexico > Social life and customs.
Mexico > Religious life and customs.

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