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The Resource The American resting place : four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom

The American resting place : four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom

Label
The American resting place : four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds
Title
The American resting place
Title remainder
four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds
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 : four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm191758299
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 336 pages, 64 unnumbered of plates
Isbn
9780618624270
Lccn
2008001861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191758299
  • (OCoLC)191758299
  • (Sirsi) a945269
Label
The American resting place : four hundred years of history through our cemeteries and burial grounds, Marilyn Yalom ; photographs by Reid Yalom
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
ocm191758299
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xv, 336 pages, 64 unnumbered of plates
Isbn
9780618624270
Lccn
2008001861
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)191758299
  • (OCoLC)191758299
  • (Sirsi) a945269

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