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This edited quantity comprises twelve papers that current proof on non-normative burial practices from the Neolithic via to Post-Medieval classes and contains case stories from a few ten nations. It has lengthy been acknowledged via archaeologists that definite contributors in numerous archaeological cultures from different classes and destinations were accorded differential remedy in burial relative to different contributors in their society. those participants can comprise criminals, ladies who died in the course of childbirth, unbaptised babies, individuals with disabilities, and intended revenants, to call yet a number of. Such burials could be identifiable within the archaeological checklist from an exam of the site and exterior features of the grave web site. additionally, the placement of the physique as well as its organization with strange grave items could be a extra characteristic of abnormal burials. the incentive at the back of such non-normative burial practices can also be assorted and will be concerning a large choice of social and non secular ideals. it really is envisaged that the amount will make an important contribution in the direction of our figuring out of the complexities concerned whilst facing non-normative burials within the archaeological list.

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