By Peter Bjerregaard,Anders Emil Rasmussen,Tim Flohr Sørensen

‘Passing’ is a typical euphemism for the demise of somebody, as she or he is related to ‘pass away’ or ‘pass on’. This open-ended asserting has at its middle a concept of transformation from one country to a different, which in flip gives you the potential for greedy or approximating the passage of time and the materiality of dying and rot. This publication starts off with the concept seeing that all fabric issues - even if animals, people, items or structures - suffer a few kind of passing, then the categorical transformation in those passages and the materiality actively given to it may well supply us a clutch of differently precarious temporalities. It examines how people attempt to narrate to the temporal size of loss of life and rot, by means of giving new form and path to being and via studying its traditional variations. concentrating on the materiality of passing, and thereby the connection among embodiment, temporality and dying, Materialities of Passing bargains wealthy case stories from Europe, Papua New Guinea, South Africa and the Russian a ways East for exploring the cloth, spatial and directional points of the very interface among existence and demise. As such, it is going to attract students of anthropology, demise experiences, archaeology, philosophy and cultural studies.

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