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Funeral rituals in Eastern Shandong, China

Zhou Shaoming

Funeral rituals in Eastern Shandong, China

an anthropological study

by Zhou Shaoming

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- China -- Shandong Sheng,
  • Shandong Sheng (China) -- Social life and customs

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [267]-275) and index.

    StatementZhou Shaoming ; with a foreword by David Holm.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT3283.A3 S523 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationiv, 279 p. :
    Number of Pages279
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23724772M
    ISBN 100773438904
    ISBN 109780773438903
    LC Control Number2009031695


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The ritual sequence of funerals in Shagou --Ch The role of the officiator in funeral ceremonies --Ch Dressing the dead and dressing for the dead --Ch Food and food offerings --Ch Final resting places for body and spirit.

Responsibility: Zhou Shaoming ; with a foreword by David Holm. This book can be found in: Politics, Society & Education > Sociology & anthropology > Sociology > Death & dying zoom Funeral Rituals in Eastern Shandong, China: An Anthropological Study (Hardback)Pages: Chinese funeral rituals comprise a set of traditions broadly associated with Chinese folk religion, with different rites depending on the age of the deceased, the cause of death, and the deceased's marital and social statuses.

Different rituals are carried out in different parts of China, and many contemporary Chinese people carry out funerals according to various religious faiths such as Buddhism or Christianity. However, in general, the funeral ceremony. VIII (Re-)Constructing Funerary Rituals in the Ancient Near East “(Re-)constructing funerary rituals in the Ancient Near East” reveals its aim to discuss how funerary rituals can be reconstructed from archaeological, philological and ethnographical data and how they were constructed both by the former societies and by modern scholars.

Death Ritual in Late Imperial and Modern China. During the late imperial era (), China, though divided by ethnic, linguistic, and regional differences at least as great as those prevailing in Europe, enjoyed a remarkable solidarity.4/5(1).

Traditional Chinese Rites and Rituals ix generally concerned as good manners, appropriate behavior and acceptable ceremonies for various social occasions. The contents are divided into two parts, with the first part on traditional rites and rituals and the second on the modern practice.

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These papers will deter malign spirits from interfering with the deceased : Charlotte Gerber. Announcements of the funeral are sent in the form of invitations. For most Chinese funerals, the invitations are white. If the person was age 80 or older, then the invitations are pink.

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Shandong has been one of the political, economic and cultural centers of China since ancient times. The earliest Chinese dynasty, the Xia Dynasty (about BC to BC), exerted control over the western part of Shandong province, while Eastern Shandong was inhabited by the Dongyi peoples who eventually became Han-ized over subsequent centuries.

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Martinson IM(1). Author information: (1)University of California, San Francisco, USA. PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES: To explore the diversity of rituals and attitudes surrounding death in the context of the Asian cultures of China and Korea. DATA SOURCES: Published books and journal articles; author by: funeral however Romany Gypsies will generally bring the deceased home the night before the funeral whereas it is customary for the deceased from the Irish Traveller community to stay in the funeral parlor the night before the funeral.

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