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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: Acknowledgments1. The Truth about Cemeteries2. The Southern Folk Cemetery in Texas3. Traditional Southern Grave Markers4. The Mexican Graveyard in Texas5. The Texas German Graveyard6. A Legacy Squandered?NotesBibliographyIndexMap 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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"...Jordan's wonderful Texas Graveyards is a tour of Texas history in quite a unique way.... the book is a genuine masterpiece." * El Paso Times * "...throw away your inhibitions, forget the ghost Read more...

 
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