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Title Ethnicity and the American cemetery / edited by Richard E. Meyer.

Imprint Bowling Green, Ohio : Bowling Green State University Popular Press, c1993.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection  393.089 Et38 1993    ---  Lib Use Only
Description 239 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Series Material culture
Material culture.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 222-237).
Contents Strangers in a strange land : ethnic cemeteries in America / Richard E. Meyer -- Windows in the garden : Italian-American memorialization and the American cemetery / John Matturri -- Keeping Ukraine alive through death : Ukrainian-American gravestones as cultural markers / Thomas E. Graves -- Czech cemeteries in Nebraska from 1868 : cultural imprints on the prairie / Karen S. Kiest -- Scottish, Irish and Rom gypsy funeral customs and gravestones in Cincinnati cemeteries / Paul F. Erwin -- American Jewish cemeteries : a mirror of history / Roberta Halporn -- Agua Mansa Cemetery : an indicator of ethnic identification in a Mexican-American community / Russell J. Barber -- People of Rimrock bury Alfred K. Lorenzo : tri-cultural funerary practice / Keith Cunningham -- Oriental and Polynesian cemetery traditions in the Hawaiian Islands / Nanette Napoleon Purnell -- Literature of necroethnicity in America : an annotated bibliography / Richard E. Meyer.
Subject Funeral rites and ceremonies -- United States.
Ethnicity -- United States.
Cemeteries -- United States.
Sepulchral monuments -- United States.
United States -- Social life and customs.
Added Author Meyer, Richard E., 1939-
ISBN 0879726008
0879726016 (pbk.)
9780879726010 (pbk.)

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