Memento Mori (BOK)

Paul Koudounaris

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Memento Mori takes the reader on a ghoulish but beautiful tour of some of the worlds more unusual sacred sites and traditions, in which human remains are displayed for the benefit of the living. From burial caves in Indonesia festooned with bones, to skulls smoking cigarettes, wearing beanie hats and sunglasses, and decorated with garlands of flowers in South America, Paul Koudounaris ventures beyond the grave to find messages of hope and salvation. His glorious colour photographs and informed commentaries reveal that in many places, the realms of the living and the dead are nowhere near so distinct as contemporary Western society would have us believe.

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Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2015 Forfatter Paul Koudounaris
Forlag
THAMES & HUDSON
ISBN 9780500517789
Antall sider 208 Dimensjoner 22,8cm x 33,9cm x 2,5cm
Vekt 1620 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd