The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History
by Sloane, David Charles
Baltimore/London: The Johns Hopkins University Press. Near Fine in Near Fine dj. (c.1991). First Edition. Hardcover. 0-8018-4068-6 . [book is nice and clean, boards bowed outward very slightly; jacket shows just a trace of surface wear, no tears or chips]. (Creating the North American Landscape) Series (B&W photographs, facsimiles) In this cultural and economic history, the author "rediscovers the rich legacy of the American cemetery -- from colonial times to the twentieth century -- and explores the fascinating and revealing transformation of the 'American way of death.'" Includes a bibliographic essay in lieu of a formal bibliography. . (Inventory #: 24599)
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