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Development on ethnographic fieldwork and wide historic facts, Crying Shame analyzes lament throughout hundreds of thousands of years and approximately each continent.

  • Explores the iconic strength of lament: expressing grief via crying songs, frequently in a collective ritual context
  • Draws at the author’s broad ethnographic fieldwork, and certain long term engagement and participation within the phenomenon
  • Offers a startling new viewpoint at the nature of modernity and postmodernity
  • An very important addition to starting to be literature on cultural globalization

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