Introduction: Life Space and Burial Space in the Post-Apartheid City.

  • L Green
  • N Murray


Landscapes of the dead are always, simultaneously, landscapes of the living. It is this coterminousness of life and death that gives the burial site its salience and emotional power. Different societies, at different times, renegotiate the relationship between what anthropologists call ‘life space\' and ‘burial space\', depending on settlement patterns and the nature of livelihood.1

Journal for Islamic Studies Vol. 24&25 2004/5: pp. 1-16

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