Item Details

Gone to the Grave: Burial Customs of the Arkansas Ozarks, 1850-1950

Abby Burnett
Format
Book
Published
Jackson : University Press of Mississippi, [2014]
Language
English
ISBN
9781628461114, 162846111X, 9781628461121 (ebook)
Contents
  • Keeping death at bay
  • Sitting up with the sick and dying
  • Laying out the body
  • Sitting up with the body
  • Coffins and caskets
  • Notification, transportation, and farewell
  • Creating graves and graveyards
  • Marking the graves
  • Funerals and decoration day
  • Childbirth, children, and death
  • Disenfranchised death
  • Early undertaking.
Description
xv, 327 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Technical Details
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