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death increased . The mass media , particularly television , has made dying a
visible feature of life in the United States . Though wars had been portrayed in
movies and documentaries , television brought the Vietnam conflict into the
homes of ...
As they did in the past , when neighbors and kin participate in a death watch they
assure family members that they are not alone . Watchers continue to maintain a
death vigil out of a sense of respect and a feeling that it is the proper thing to do ...
Changing Attitudes and Practices James K. Crissman. 46 . Scalf , “ The Death
and Burial of ' Boney Bill Scalf , ” 58 ; T . Kromer , “ Michael Kohler , " 343 ; C . N .
Buck , When “ Bearcat " Went Dry ( New York : W . J . Watt , 1918 ) , 222 – 23 . 47
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Death and dying in central Appalachia: changing attitudes and practicesUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
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
Familism Neighborliness and the Death Watch
Preparation of the Body
Burial Receptacles and Grave Digging
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