Keep Death On The Road - Suicide Burials in Theory and Practice

Jeremy Harte

 


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Silently at midnight they dragged the body out to a crossroads, threw it naked into the pit and hammered a stake into pale flesh.

Why the cruelty, why the fear? This two-thousand-year survey of outcast burials traces the manipulation of personal tragedy into symbolic ritual.

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The Old King's Head
Kings Head Yard, 45-49 Borough High Street, London, SE1 1NA
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Thursday 12 November 2009
Spiritualism & War: Jennifer Wallis


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