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Texas graveyards

Author: Terry G Jordan
Publisher: Austin, TX : University of Texas Press, ©1982.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Terry G. Jordan has traveled the back roads and hidden trails of rural Texas in search of small country graveyards.
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Genre/Form: Texana
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Terry G Jordan
ISBN: 0292780702 9780292780705
OCLC Number: 608905180
Notes: This addition to our collection was made possible by a donation from the Tocker Foundation and the University of Texas Press. Includes index. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description: 147 pages : B & W illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Acknowledgments 1. The Truth about Cemeteries 2. The Southern Folk Cemetery in Texas 3. Traditional Southern Grave Markers 4. The Mexican Graveyard in Texas 5. The Texas German Graveyard 6. A Legacy Squandered? Notes Bibliography Index Map of Texas Counties
Responsibility: Terry G. Jordan.

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Marks the distinct ethnic and racial traditions in burial practices but also preserves a Texas legacy endangered by changing customs, rural depopulation, vandalism, and the erosion of time.  Read more...

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"...throw away your inhibitions, forget the ghost stories, and travel with Terry Jordan through the fascinating world of tombstones and epitaphs, the departed, the remaining, and the odd, revealing Read more...

 
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