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Archaeology of Death and Burial

£18.99

The archaeology of death and burial is central to our attempts to understand vanished societies. Through the remains of funerary rituals we can learn not only about the attitudes of prehistoric people to death and the afterlife, but also about their way of life, their social organisation and their view of the world.

This ambitious book reviews research in this huge and important field, and describes the sometimes controversial interpretations that have led to rapid advances in our understanding of life and death in the distant past.

256pp.

Publisher: The History Press

ISBN: 9780750932769