Author:A.M. Shah & Lancy Lobo (Eds.)


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Essays on Suicide and Self Immolation

By: A.M. Shah & Lancy Lobo (Eds.)

Price: $66.90

Publisher: New Delhi, Primus Books: 2018

Seller ID: 701481

ISBN: 9789386552891

Condition: New

This book is a collection of papers on suicide and self-immolation, reprinted from the almost forgotten Journal of the Anthropological Society of Bombay, published in 1886-1936. The book carries Foreword by Professor Ashis Nandy on death and self in culture. Part I includes nineteen papers, analysing statistics of suicides committed in Bombay (now Mumbai) from 1886 to 1907, classified by religion, gender, age, month, date, cause and means of suicide, etc. The data is presented in a number of tables, often with remarks on individual cases. Launched by Edward Rehatsek, a Hungarian scholar wh... View more info