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Mortal remains : death in early America

Author: Nancy Isenberg; Andrew Burstein
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, ©2003.
Series: JSTOR EBA.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"These 12 short, highly focused essays analyze how experiences with death and the imagery associated with it influenced US culture before 1860"--Choice.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Kongress
History
Electronic book
Kongressbericht
Kongress (Tulsa, 2001)
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
(DLC) 2002074221
(OCoLC)49901887
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nancy Isenberg; Andrew Burstein
ISBN: 9780812208061 0812208064
OCLC Number: 846189060
Language Note: In English.
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 253 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Christian origins of the vanishing Indian / Laura M. Stevens --
Blood will out: sensationalism, horror, and the roots of American crime literature / Daniel A. Cohen --
A tale of two cities: epidemics and rituals of death in eighteenth-century Boston and Philadelphia / Robert V. Wells --
Death and satire: dismembering the body politic / Nancy Isenberg --
Immortalizing the founding fathers: the excesses of public eulogy / Andrew Burstein --
The politics of tears: death in the early American novel / Julia Stern --
Major André's exhumation / Michael Meranze --
Patriotic remains: bones of contention in the early Republic / Matthew Dennis --
A peculiar mark of infamy: dismemberment, burial, and rebelliousness in slave societies / Douglas R. Egerton --
Immortal messengers: angels, gender, and power in early America / Elizabeth Reis --
"In the midst of life we are in death": affliction and religion in antebellum New York / Nicholas Marshall --
The romantic landscape: Washington Irving, Sleepy Hollow, and the rural cemetery movement / Thomas G. Connors.
Series Title: JSTOR EBA.
Responsibility: edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein.
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