The Resource Decoration day in the mountains : traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians, Alan Jabbour & Karen Singer Jabbour, (electronic book)

Decoration day in the mountains : traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians, Alan Jabbour & Karen Singer Jabbour, (electronic book)

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Decoration day in the mountains : traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians
Title
Decoration day in the mountains
Title remainder
traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians
Statement of responsibility
Alan Jabbour & Karen Singer Jabbour
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Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Written by an internationally recognized folklorist and illustrated with more than 100 photos, this book is an in-depth exploration of a little-known cultural tradition that dates back to the Civil War and is still observed widely throughout the Upland South, from North Carolina to the Ozarks. Decoration Day is a late spring or summer tradition that involves cleaning a community cemetery, decorating it with flowers, holding a religious service in the cemetery, and having dinner on the grounds. The Jabbours illuminate the meanings behind the rituals and reveal how the tradition fostered a grass
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Cataloging source
CaPaEBR
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Jabbour, Alan
Dewey number
393/.90975
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
GT3390.5.U6
LC item number
J33 2010eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • standards specifications
  • bibliography
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Jabbour, Karen Singer
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  • Mourning customs
  • Cemeteries
  • Decoration and ornament
  • Appalachian Region, Southern
Label
Decoration day in the mountains : traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians, Alan Jabbour & Karen Singer Jabbour, (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10405062
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 218 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
Decoration day in the mountains : traditions of cemetery decoration in the southern Appalachians, Alan Jabbour & Karen Singer Jabbour, (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ebr10405062
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
xiii, 218 p., [16] p. of plates
Form of item
electronic
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Original version note
Original electronic resource
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), map.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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