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The American resting place, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom

Label
The American resting place
Title
The American resting place
Statement of responsibility
Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Yalom, Marilyn
Dewey number
929/.50973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
E159
LC item number
.Y35 2008
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries
  • Sepulchral monuments
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The American resting place, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Claiming the land -- Marking the grave -- Solidarity in the cemetery -- Distancing the dead -- Death's-heads and funeral gloves: Boston, Massachusetts -- "Gone are the living, but the dead remains": Newport, Rhode Island -- Cemeteries as real estate: New York City -- Plain and fancy: Philadelphia and Lancaster County -- The southern way of death: South Carolina and Georgia -- New Orleans: where it's better to be buried above ground -- New Orleans: where it's better to be buried above ground -- Rituals of remembrance: St. Louis and the Boonslick -- Ethnicity, religion, and class in underground Chicago -- Celebrating the dead in Polyglot Texas -- California: missionaries, miners, moguls, and movie stars -- Who owns the bones? Sites and rites in Hawaii -- National military cemeteries -- Old and new fashions in death
Control code
ocn191758299
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 336 p., [64] of plates
Isbn
9780618624270
Lccn
2008001861
Other physical details
ill.
Label
The American resting place, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents
Claiming the land -- Marking the grave -- Solidarity in the cemetery -- Distancing the dead -- Death's-heads and funeral gloves: Boston, Massachusetts -- "Gone are the living, but the dead remains": Newport, Rhode Island -- Cemeteries as real estate: New York City -- Plain and fancy: Philadelphia and Lancaster County -- The southern way of death: South Carolina and Georgia -- New Orleans: where it's better to be buried above ground -- New Orleans: where it's better to be buried above ground -- Rituals of remembrance: St. Louis and the Boonslick -- Ethnicity, religion, and class in underground Chicago -- Celebrating the dead in Polyglot Texas -- California: missionaries, miners, moguls, and movie stars -- Who owns the bones? Sites and rites in Hawaii -- National military cemeteries -- Old and new fashions in death
Control code
ocn191758299
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xv, 336 p., [64] of plates
Isbn
9780618624270
Lccn
2008001861
Other physical details
ill.

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