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Death and Dying: Belief, Fear and Ritual in Vietnamese Culture

  • Nguyen Duc SonEmail author
  • Giap Binh Nga
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Part of the Science Across Cultures: The History of Non-Western Science book series (SACH, volume 9)

Abstract

In this chapter we shall describe the way in which some Vietnamese people cope with death and dying. The beliefs, fears and rituals of people in the north of Vietnam are investigated. Despite some cultural differences, they are quite similar to people in other parts of the country.

Keywords

Death and dying Belief Fear Ritual Attitude 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Hanoi National University of EducationHanoiVietnam

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