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Poplar , too , was easy to work with and seemed to last longer than pine . It was a
rough lumber that when dressed out was smooth and fairly attractive . Oak , a
hardwood , also could be made into an attractive casket , especially when
Changes in Death and Dying Attitudes and Practices Central Appalachians no
longer look on death or treat dying in the same manner as their ancestors .
Though slow to change , the residents of the area no longer react much
differently from ...
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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