Contemporary practices: Jamaica

Horst, H. 2004

‘A pilgrimage home: burial and belonging in Jamaica’, Journal of Material Culture, 9:1, 11-26.

Paul, A. 2007

‘“No grave can hold my body down”: rituals of death and burial in Postcolonial Jamaica’, Small Axe: A Caribbean Journal of Criticism, 25, 142-162.


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