New item Free shipping Pay Now
Add this item to Cart for a combined free shipping deal
Click to enlarge photo

Listing Detail Tabs

Delivery takes approximately 7-12 business days.

This title is in stock with our Australian supplier and will be ordered in for you asap. We will send you a confirmation email with a Tracking Code to follow the progress of your parcel when it ships.

Subject to Death
Author: Robert Desjarlais

ISBN: 9780226355870
Format: Paperback
Number Of Pages: 304
Published: 12 May 2016
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.9 x 15.2 x 1.8
Description:
Subject to Death by anthropologist Robert Desjarlais is a profound meditation on death through an empathic ethnographic analysis of the Hyolmo, a Tibetan Buddhist community from Nepal. At the heart of the book is the question of what a good death" means. To answer this question, Desjarlais shows how the Hyolmo try through social and ritual practice to ease death's arrival, help the deceased sever their attachments to the world, and allow survivors to establish anew their relationships with the dead. Hyolmo orientations to life and death speak to the ways in which certain features of human existence--such as consciousness, identity, memory, desire, and bodiliness--are enacted and dissolved through a form of poesis, or creative world-making. In considering Hyolmo orientations to dying, cremation ceremonies, funeral rituals, grief, and mourning, Desjarlais reveals the ever-changing flow of life and death among Hyolmo people while offering moving insights into a universal experience.

Returns Policy:
30-day money back guarantee for return if the item is not as described, is damaged or is faulty. We do not offer a refund if you change your mind.

Customs Charges & Duties:
Orders over the value of $270 will be liable for customs charges, taxes including GST and brokerage costs which are the recipient's sole responsibility.
There were no answered questions or comments placed on this listing.
Your question and answer privileges have been disabled.
You must log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases.
Please log in to view questions and answers on this listing. We recommend reading questions before you make any purchases. Available only to approved bidders. You must be an authenticated member to ask questions Find out more about becoming authenticated. Your account is in debt Your current account balance is You must credit your account to use this feature.
Firearms Licence #
By entering my licence number, I confirm I am aware of my obligations under the Arms Act.
Transaction details may be provided to police in accordance with the Terms & Conditions.
Your current account balance is Please note you will lose your question and answer privileges if your account is in debt for more than 2 weeks. Credit your account.
I confirm that I am over 18 years old.
To prevent your personal details being misused please do not put emails or phone numbers in questions. Failure to comply may result in the suspension of your account. The seller cannot add a Buy Now price once bidding has started.

Shipping options

  • Free shipping within New Zealand  

Payment options