In this way, the author moves closer to the perspective of the mourners at the graveside to gain a more human perspective on mortuary practices.“Tensions at Funerals” follows the mortuary practices of three Eastern Hungarian communities – the intra-mural burials at Late Neolithic Kisköre-Damm, the Earlier Copper Age cemetery of Tiszapolgár-Basatanya and the Later Copper Age cemetery of Budakalász. Each grave line is taken to define a different micro-tradition with its “local” rules, which can differ drastically from the “global” rules discovered from total cemetery analysis. This method allows the recognition and interpretation of dynamic contrasts within and between lines, providing a new understanding of each mortuary grouping. Micro-tradition analysis offers a unique way of assessing the contributions of different elements of identity– zonal identity, group identity, age and/or sexual identity and individual identity – to each grave line and, ultimately, to the whole cemetery. The inter-disciplinary perspective relies on insights from archaeology, anthropology and material culture studies to offer an original view of mortuary studies. This ground-breaking study will be of interest to archaeology undergraduates, postgraduates and researchers, as well as to researchers in social anthropology, material culture studies and mortuary studies.
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