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Death and Burial

Here are some scholarly articles and books that concern issues of death and burial.
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Books




The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs
Edited by Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard
Oxford: Archaeopress 2008

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The Materiality of Serial Practice. A microarchaeology of burial
by Fredrik Fahlander (PhD thesis)
Gotarc series D, No 23, Gothenburg, 2003 . Errata

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Articles




The Materiality of the Ancient Dead. Post-burial Practices and Ontologies of Death in Southern Sweden AD 800–1200
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: Current Swedish Archaeology, Vol 24 (2016)



Djur och människor: posthumanistiska perspektiv på yngre järnålderns gravar
By Fredrik Fahlander
In: H. Alexandersson, A. Andreeff & A. Bünz (red). Med hjärta och hjärna: en vänbok till Elisabeth Arwill-Nordbladh, Gothenburg: Univ. 2014. pp237-50.



Intersecting Generations. Burying the Old in a Neolithic Hunter-Fisher Community,
By Fredrik Fahlander
In: Cambridge Archaeological Journal. Vol 23(2): 227-239, 2013.



Facing gender. Corporeality, materiality, intersectionality and resurrection,
By Fredrik Fahlander
To Tender Gender, Susanne Thedéen & Ing-Marie Back Danielsson (eds). Stockholm: Univ. (2012).



Mesolithic Childhoods: Changing Life-Courses of Young Hunter-Fishers in the Stone Age of Southern Scandinavia,
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: Journal of Childhood in the Past No 5, 2012, pp 20-34.



Mesolitisk barndom. Att vara liten på Skateholm
By Fredrik Fahlander
Spåren av de små. Arkeologiska perspektiv på barn och barndom, Red: Fredrik Fahlander
Stockholm: Univ, 2011, pp181-197.



Messing with the Dead. Post-depositional Manipulations of Burials and Bodies in the South Scandinavian Stone Age,
By Fredrik Fahlander
Documenta Praehistorica, no37, 2010



Livet efter döden. Hanteringen av döda.
by Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: Döda personers sällskap – gravmaterialens identiteter och kulturella uttryck, I-M. Back Danielsson, I. Gustin, A. Larsson, N. Myrberg & S. Thedéen (red.), Stockholm, Univ. 2009, pp35-55



Reala kroppar och dödens realitet. Rumslighet och horisontell stratigrafi på Ajvide och Skateholm
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: I tillvarons gränsland: mångvetenskapliga perspektiv på kroppen mellan liv och död, Red: Liv Nilsson Stutz & Fredrik Ekengren, Lund: Lund univ, 2009.



The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs
By Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard
Published in: The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs
Edited by Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard
Oxford: Archaeopress 2008



A Piece of the Mesolithic. Horizontal Stratigraphy and Bodily Manipulations at Skateholm
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: The Materiality of Death: Bodies, Burials, Beliefs
Edited by Fredrik Fahlander & Terje Oestigaard
Oxford: Archaeopress 2008



Liv och död i det tredje rummet. Hybriditet och materialitet under mellanneolitikum
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: Lik og ulik - Tilnærminger til variasjon i gravskikk,
T. Oestigaard (ed), UBAS, Bergen: Arkeologiskt institutt. 2006, pp. 203-23.



Döden i den bräckta lagunen. Bland hundar och barn i Skateholm
By Malou Bäcklund Blank & Fredrik Fahlander
Published in: Lik og ulik - Tilnærminger til variasjon i gravskikk, T. Oestigaard (ed), UBAS, Bergen: Arkeologiskt institutt. 2006, pp. 225-78.



Mortuary Data: Structural relations between burials, settlements and the landscape. (+ Catalogue of Graves)
By Fredrik Fahlander
Published in The Asea Valley Survey. An Arcadian Mountain Valley from the Palaeolithic Period until Modern Times,
(J. Forsén & B. Forsén eds.), ACTA ATHENIENSIS, Series in 4, LI: Paul Åströms Förlag, 2003, pp353-358.