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Death and dying in central Appalachia : changing attitudes and practices

Author: James K Crissman
Publisher: Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1994.
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Crissman, James K., 1943-
Death and dying in central Appalachia.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)606669187
Online version:
Crissman, James K., 1943-
Death and dying in central Appalachia.
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, ©1994
(OCoLC)628992818
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: James K Crissman
ISBN: 0252020618 9780252020612 0252063554 9780252063558
OCLC Number: 28183935
Description: xii, 247 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. Familism, Neighborliness, and the Death Watch --
2. Preparation of the Body --
3. Burial Receptacles and Grave Digging --
4. The Wake --
5. The Funeral Service --
6. Burial Customs --
7. Grave Markers and Other Forms of Memorialization --
8. Funeralizing and Memorial Traditions --
9. Dying, Death, and Central Appalachian Music --
10. Mining Disasters and Death.
Responsibility: James K. Crissman.

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"An engrossing examination of death and funeral beliefs and customs in one American region ... [as well as] their background in older cultures." -- Loyal Jones, past director of the Berea College Read more...

 
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