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The French search mission for the corpses of deportees in Germany, 1946–58
Jean-Marc Dreyfus

history.2 While the study of funerary rites has always been central in anthropology for example, this has not often been the case in history. Important changes have taken place over the last thirty years or so in the historiography of the First World War, and research now focuses more closely on the fallen soldiers and the place that European societies have tried to give them. Through pioneering studies on war memorials,3 war cemeteries, new funerary rites and negotiations over the fate of bodies by states, armies and families, this new history of war has illustrated a

in Human remains and mass violence
Stewart Allen

methods were still exclusively used across much of India up until the arrival of the various European powers at the end of the seventeenth century: the Portuguese and the Dutch at the ports of Surat and Cochin to the west, the Danes on the Coromandel Coast and the French in Pondicherry. However, it was the arrival of the British, who founded Fort St George (modern-day Chennai) in 1644, that would have the most lasting influence (ibid. 3). As British trade and commerce expanded across India, a new desire for prominent buildings that would solidify and reflect their

in An ethnography of NGO practice in India