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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
Americans on a ...
Death and Dying in Song Death , commonplace in mountain life and so often on
the minds of residents , naturally manifested itself in the popular music of the area
. Ballads of visions and premonitions were favored by mountaineers .
Sisters were no longer a short ride from their dying brothers . Family members
simply couldn ' t provide care for their dying loved ones any longer . When your
parent died it was easier to pay a funeral establishment to prepare the body ...
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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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