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Title Rituals of royalty : power and ceremonial in traditional societies / edited by David Cannadine and Simon Price
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987


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Description xi, 351 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Series Past and present publications
Past and present publications.
Contents Usurpation, conquest, and ceremonial / Amélie Kuhrt -- From noble funerals to divine cult / Simon Price -- The construction of court ritual / Averil Cameron -- The Lord's anointed and the people's choice / Janet L. Nelson -- Bureaucrats and cosmology / David McMullen -- Gifts to the gods / Richard Burghart -- The ritual of the royal bath in Madagascar / Maurice Bloch -- The person of the king / Michelle Gilbert
Analysis Royal ceremonies to 1985
Royal ceremonies, to 1985
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Kings and rulers -- Cross-cultural studies.
Kings and rulers.
Power (Social sciences) -- Cross-cultural studies.
Rites and ceremonies -- Cross-cultural studies.
Rites and ceremonies -- History.
Rites and ceremonies.
Author Cannadine, David, 1950-
Price, S. R. F.
LC no. 86029881
ISBN 0521335132