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The Resource The sacred remains : American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883, Gary Laderman

The sacred remains : American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883, Gary Laderman

Label
The sacred remains : American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883
Title
The sacred remains
Title remainder
American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883
Statement of responsibility
Gary Laderman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1962-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Laderman, Gary
Dewey number
306.9/0974/09034
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
BR525
LC item number
.L25 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Protestants
  • Death
  • Death
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Northeastern States
  • Northeastern States
Target audience
adult
Label
The sacred remains : American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883, Gary Laderman
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-218) 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
  • ch. 4.
  • Great escape
  • ch. 5.
  • The
  • "law of nature": revisioning mortality and the natural order
  • ch. 6.
  • Morbid obsessions
  • pt. 2.
  • Death in the Civil War: John Brown's body and a soldier's experiences of death on the battlefield
  • ch. 7.
  • pt. 1.
  • Death during wartime
  • ch. 8.
  • "Let the dead bury the dead": the search for closure
  • ch. 9.
  • National interests
  • ch. 10.
  • "Resurrection days" and redemptive blood
  • ch. 11.
  • Disenchantment with the mortal remains
  • ch. 12.
  • Living with the dead in the Antebellum North: George Washington's invisible corpse and the beaver hat
  • Looking death in the face
  • Epilogue: the birth of the death industry: Abraham Lincoln's hallowed and hollowed body
  • ch. 13.
  • Business of death in the late nineteenth century
  • ch. 1.
  • Signs of death
  • ch. 2.
  • From the place of death to the space of burial
  • ch. 3.
  • Simplicity lost: the urban model of death
Control code
ocm34356930
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 227
Isbn
9780300078688
Lccn
96010373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
306.9 L124 ; GE-G ; GE0707EP(jll).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 34356930
  • (OCoLC)34356930
Label
The sacred remains : American attitudes toward death, 1799-1883, Gary Laderman
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 177-218) 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
  • ch. 4.
  • Great escape
  • ch. 5.
  • The
  • "law of nature": revisioning mortality and the natural order
  • ch. 6.
  • Morbid obsessions
  • pt. 2.
  • Death in the Civil War: John Brown's body and a soldier's experiences of death on the battlefield
  • ch. 7.
  • pt. 1.
  • Death during wartime
  • ch. 8.
  • "Let the dead bury the dead": the search for closure
  • ch. 9.
  • National interests
  • ch. 10.
  • "Resurrection days" and redemptive blood
  • ch. 11.
  • Disenchantment with the mortal remains
  • ch. 12.
  • Living with the dead in the Antebellum North: George Washington's invisible corpse and the beaver hat
  • Looking death in the face
  • Epilogue: the birth of the death industry: Abraham Lincoln's hallowed and hollowed body
  • ch. 13.
  • Business of death in the late nineteenth century
  • ch. 1.
  • Signs of death
  • ch. 2.
  • From the place of death to the space of burial
  • ch. 3.
  • Simplicity lost: the urban model of death
Control code
ocm34356930
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xi, 227
Isbn
9780300078688
Lccn
96010373
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Note
306.9 L124 ; GE-G ; GE0707EP(jll).
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 34356930
  • (OCoLC)34356930

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