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Inventing the American way of death, 1830-1920 / James J. Farrell.


Philadelphia : Temple University Press, 1980.
ISBN 9780877221807, 0877221804

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Subjects Death.
Dodenbezorging.
Dood.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- United States -- History.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Funérailles -- Rites et cérémonies -- États-Unis -- Histoire.
Mort.
United States.
Series American civilization.
Description viii, 287 pages ; 22 cm.
Copyright Date 1980.
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Prepare for death and follow me, Colonial America: Covey, C. Destination death. Earle, A.M. Death ritual in Colonial New York. Livingston, W. Of the extravagance of our funerals. Dethlefsen, E. and Deetz, J. Death's heads, cherubs, and willow trees. -- Reaching for the choir invisible, the nineteenth century: Saum, L. Death in the popular mind of pre-Civil War America. Habenstein, R. and Lamers, W. The pattern of late nineteenth-century funerals. Haris, N. The cemetery beautiful. Carter, P. If a man die, shall he live again. Phelps, E.S. The gates ajar. -- Death shall have no dominion, the twentieth century: Aries, P. Forbidden death. Bowman, L. The effects of city civilization. Blauner, R. Death and social structure. Kubler-Ross, E. On the fear of death. Blaney, H. The modern part cemetery. -- Passing, an epilogue: Jackson, C.O. Death in American life.
Genre History.
Geographic Area United States
Network Numbers (OCoLC)6277406
(OCoLC)ocm06277406
WorldCat Search OCLC WorldCat
WorldCat Identities Farrell, James J., 1949-
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