Death and Dying in Central Appalachia: Changing Attitudes and Practices

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University of Illinois Press, 1994 - 247 pages

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Crissman (sociology, Illinois Benedictine Coll.) presents a scholarly investigation of the funeral customs of the Central Appalachian region. The author maintains that the isolation and ... Read full review

Contents

Familism Neighborliness and the Death Watch
9
Preparation of the Body
22
Burial Receptacles and Grave Digging
42
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