The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture
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The Sea Their Graves: An Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture

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Like other groups with dangerous occupations, mariners have developed a close-knit culture bound by loss and memory. Death regularly disrupts the fabric of this culture and necessitates actions designed to mend its social structure. From the ritual of burying a body at sea to the creation of memorials to honor the missing, these events tell us a great deal about how sailor...more
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published October 2nd 2011 by University Press of Florida (first published September 25th 2011)
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The Sea and Their Graves: an Archaeology of Death and Remembrance in Maritime Culture
David J. Stewart,
University Press of Florida
ISBN-13: 978-0813037349

...shipwrecked, plunging to death from the rigging, being mutilated by cannon or sword, expiring from a gruesome disease in some tropical backwater, falling overboard and drowning, being washed overboard in a storm, drowned by the upsetting of a boat, perishing from malnutrition, being presented wit...more
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Excellent book - certainly worth a read.
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