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The Resource Mortal remains : death in early America, edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein

Mortal remains : death in early America, edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein

Label
Mortal remains : death in early America
Title
Mortal remains
Title remainder
death in early America
Statement of responsibility
edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"These 12 short, highly focused essays analyze how experiences with death and the imagery associated with it influenced US culture before 1860"--Choice
Cataloging source
OCLCE
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Isenberg, Nancy
  • Burstein, Andrew
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer
  • Death
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • United States
  • United States
  • HISTORY
  • Death
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Manners and customs
  • United States
  • Dood
  • Dodenbezorging
  • Ceremoniën
  • Riten
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Gesellschaft
  • Gesellschaftsleben
  • Tod
  • Totenkult
  • Tod
  • Bestattungsbrauch
  • Tod
  • USA
  • Tulsa <Okla., 2001>
  • USA
  • Ceremoniën
  • Culture and History of non-European Territories
  • Dodenbezorging
  • Dood
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Gesellschaft
  • Gesellschaftsleben
  • Global History
  • History
  • Manners and customs
  • Riten
  • Sociale aspecten
  • Sozialwissenschaften, Soziologie, Anthropologie
  • Tod (Motiv)
  • Totenkult
  • Attitude to Death
  • Death
  • Funeral Rites
  • Literature, Modern
  • Religion and Psychology
  • Thanatology
  • United States
Label
Mortal remains : death in early America, edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • The Christian origins of the vanishing Indian
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn846189060
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 253 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812208061
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812208061
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt35c3pd
  • 024c24b0-21e6-4d0e-abe5-fb08a7b6db7a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846189060
Label
Mortal remains : death in early America, edited by Nancy Isenberg and Andrew Burstein
Publication
Antecedent source
file reproduced from original
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 205-245) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 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
  • The Christian origins of the vanishing Indian
  • 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
  • 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
Control code
ocn846189060
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 253 pages)
File format
one file format
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812208061
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other control number
10.9783/9780812208061
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt35c3pd
  • 024c24b0-21e6-4d0e-abe5-fb08a7b6db7a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846189060

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