|Death ritual in late imperial and modern China|
|Edited by James L. Watson, Evelyn S. Rawski.|
Revised versions of papers presented at a conference held at the Sun Space Ranch Conference Center in Oracle, Ariz., Jan. 2-7, 1985 and sponsored by the Joint Committee on Chinese Studies of the American Council of Learned Societies and Social Science Research Council.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Keywords: Structure of Chinese funerary rites; historian's approach; funerals in North China, death, food and fertility; funeral specialists in Cantonese society, social hierarchy; grief and grieving, laments of Hakka women, gender/ideological differences in representations of life and death; conflicting themes in Chinese popular religion; graves in Southeastern China; Ming and Qing Emperors and death ritual. Mao's remains, death in the PRC.