Dead body: Materiality

Baraybar, J. & Azevedo, V.  2022

‘Peruvian thanatoscape and posthumous biographies of prisoners: dispersion and re-appropriation of undesirable corpses’, Death Studies, 47:6, 714-726.

Cruz-Santiago, A. 2023

‘Mexico City’s exceptional deathscapes: the disappeared, (digital) bodies, molecular speculations’, in D. House & M. Westendorp with A. Maddrell (eds) New Perspectives on Urban Deathscapes: Continuity, Changes and Contestation, Northampton MA: Edward Elgar Publishing, 180-197

Oestergaard, T. 2004

‘Death and ambivalent materiality – human flesh as culture and cosmology’, in T. Oestergaard (ed.) Combining the Past and the Present: Archaeological Perspectives on Society, Oxford: Archaeolpress, 23-30.


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