Alive after death: An exploratory cultural artifact analysis of the Merry Cemetery of Săpânţa

@article{Cureu2011AliveAD,
  title={Alive after death: An exploratory cultural artifact analysis of the Merry Cemetery of Săp{\^a}nţa},
  author={P. Curșeu and Ioan Pop-Curșeu},
  journal={Journal of Community and Applied Social Psychology},
  year={2011},
  volume={21},
  pages={371-387}
}
The paper uses insights from several Social Psychological theories to study the cultural artifacts of the Merry Cemetery (MC) of Săpânţa (Romania). In the first study we have content analysed the epitaphs written on the painted crosses of the MC and the results show that the epitaphs reflect personal as well as social identity (in which individuals are described as members of both the family and the community) and play two important roles for the community members: they serve as a message to… Expand

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