Reis, Joao Jose.

Death is a festival : funeral rites and rebellion in nineteenth-century Brazil / Joao Jose Reis ; translated by H. Sabrina Gledhill. - Chapel Hill : University of North Carolina Press, c2003. - xiv, 386 p. : ill., maps ; 25 cm. - Latin America in translation/en traduccion/em traducao .

"Revised edition of a book that was originally published in Brazil in 1991 as A morte e uma festa"--Ack.

Includes bibliographical references (p. [355]-371) and index.

0807827738 (cloth : alk. paper) 080785445X (pbk. : alk. paper)


Funeral rites and ceremonies--History--Brazil--19th century.
Funeral rites and ceremonies--History--Brazil--Salvador--19th century.
Cemeteries--History.--Brazil--Salvador
Insurgency--Brazil--Salvador.


Salvador (Brazil)--Social life and customs--19th century.
Brazil--Social life and customs--19th century.

GT3233.A2 / .R4513 2003

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