Cultural Interpretation of Dying and Death in a Non-Western Society: The Case of Nigeria

Abstract Using Western theories and perspectives as models, this chapter discusses the cultural interpretation of dying and death in a non-Western society. Also discussed, based on the historical, political, and cultural history of Nigeria, are the implications of dying and death for death preparation, the problem of death- causation diseases without external symptoms, and the … Continue reading Cultural Interpretation of Dying and Death in a Non-Western Society: The Case of Nigeria