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The Resource Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800, Erik R. Seeman, (electronic book)

Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800, Erik R. Seeman, (electronic book)

Label
Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800
Title
Death in the New World
Title remainder
cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800
Statement of responsibility
Erik R. Seeman
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Through a series of engrossing narratives, Death in the New World uses the customs surrounding death among Indians, Africans, and Europeans as a lens through which to examine the cross-cultural interactions in North America and the Caribbean in the three centuries following Columbus
Member of
Cataloging source
CN8ML
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Seeman, Erik R
Dewey number
306.9097
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
In English
LC call number
HQ1073.5.A45
LC item number
S44 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Cross-cultural studies
  • Mourning customs
  • Funeral rites and ceremonies
  • Death
  • America
Label
Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800, Erik R. Seeman, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812206005
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: ways of dying, ways of living -- Old worlds of death -- First encounters -- Burial and disinterment in the Chesapeake -- Holy bones and beautiful deaths in New France -- Grave missions: Christianizing death in New England -- Across the waters: African American deathways -- Crossing boundaries, keeping faith: Jewish deathways -- Burial and condolence in the Seven Years' War -- Conclusion: ways of living, ways of dying
Control code
ocn794700701
Extent
1 online resource (372 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812221947
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812206005
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800, Erik R. Seeman, (electronic book)
Publication
Note
OldControl:muse9780812206005
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: ways of dying, ways of living -- Old worlds of death -- First encounters -- Burial and disinterment in the Chesapeake -- Holy bones and beautiful deaths in New France -- Grave missions: Christianizing death in New England -- Across the waters: African American deathways -- Crossing boundaries, keeping faith: Jewish deathways -- Burial and condolence in the Seven Years' War -- Conclusion: ways of living, ways of dying
Control code
ocn794700701
Extent
1 online resource (372 pages :)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780812221947
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.9783/9780812206005
Other physical details
illustrations
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote

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