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Title Death, mourning, and the afterlife in Korea : ancient to contemporary times / edited by Charlotte Horlyck and Michael J. Pettid
Published Honolulu : University of Hawaii Press : Center for Korean Studies, University of Hawaii, 2014
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Description 1 online resource
Series Hawai'i Studies on Korea
Hawaiʻi studies on Korea.
Contents Considerations on death in the Korean context / Michael J. Pettid and Charlotte Horlyck -- Death and burial in medieval Korea: the Buddhist legacy / Sem Vermeersch -- Making death "modern": reevaluating the patient's body, transforming medical practice, and reforming public health at Seoul National University Hospital, 1957-1977 / John P. DiMoia -- Ways of burial in Koryŏ times / Charlotte Horlyck -- Death as a nationalist text: reading the national cemetery of South Korea / Guy Podoler -- Shamanic rites for the dead in Chosŏn Korea / Michael J. Pettid -- The familiar dead: the creation of an intimate afterlife in early Chosŏn Korea / Milan Hejtmanek -- Ghostly encounters: perceptions of death and the afterlife in Koryŏ and early Chosŏn / Michael J. Pettid -- Buddhism and death in Kim Man-jung's A nine cloud dream: from fact to fiction, and nowhere back again / Gregory N. Evon -- Dying for heaven: persecution, martyrdom, and family in the early Korean Catholic Church / Franklin Rausch
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Korea -- History.
Mourning customs -- Korea -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0824839684
0824840151 (electronic bk.)
9780824839680 (cloth alk. paper)
9780824840150 (electronic bk.)