Sébastien Penmellen Boret. Japanese Tree Burial: Ecology, Kinship and the Culture of Death. New York: Routledge, 2014. 240 pp. $160.00 (cloth), ISBN 978-0-415-51706-5.
Reviewed by Mark McGuire (John Abbott College)
Published on H-Shukyo (August, 2015)
Commissioned by Jessica Starling
Easing the Burden of Death, One Tree Burial at a Time
If you’re poor, you cannot die in Japan.