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The Political Lives of Dead Bodies

The  Political Lives of Dead Bodies
Author: Katherine Verdery
ISBN 13: 9780231112314
ISBN 10: 231112319
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication Date: 2000-09-15
Format: Paperback
Pages: 208
List Price: $32.00

Since 1989, scores of bodies across Eastern Europe have been exhumed and brought to rest in new gravesites. Verdery investigates why certain corpses have taken on political life in the turbulent times following the end of Communist Party rule.

Mark von Hagen

Verdery has reaffirmed her standing as one of our preeminent analysts of East European and post-Soviet politics, society, and culture.