Death in Murélaga funerary ritual in a Spanish Basque village by William A. Douglass

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Published by University of Washington Press in Seattle .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Spain,
  • Murélaga.

Subjects:

  • Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Spain -- Murélaga,
  • Basques -- Funeral customs and rites -- Spain -- Murélaga

Edition Notes

Book details

Statementby William A. Douglass.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE51 .A556 vol. 49
The Physical Object
Paginationxiv, 240 p.
Number of Pages240
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5696184M
ISBN 100295950021
LC Control Number70093025

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