Swedish Offerkast and Recent Roadside Memorials

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The erection of roadside memorials in Sweden is commonly considered a novel practice. However, it bears certain similarities with earlier traditions, especially, the so-called offerkast, a pile of sticks or stones thrown on the site of a death on the road.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)75-91
Number of pages16
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2009

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