Passing : the vision of death in America / edited by Charles O. Jackson.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1977.
Description
xi, 258 pages ; 22 cm.

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Notes
Includes index.
Bibliographic references
Bibliography: p. [245]-253.
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. Harris, 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: Ariès, 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 park cemetery.--Passing, an epilogue: Jackson, C. O. Death in American life.
ISBN
0837197570 :
LCCN
77023794
OCLC
3167890
RCP
C - O
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