Univ Of California Pr Books
Books editi da Univ Of California Pr con argomento Funeral Rites And Ceremonies
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Paperback) , 2011
Parting Ways explores the emergence of new end-of-life rituals in America that celebrate the dying and reinvent the roles of family and community at the deathbed. Denise Carson contrasts her father's passing in the 1980s, governed by the structures of institutionalized death, with her mother's death some two decades...
Carried to the Wall
Hass Kristin Ann
edizioni Univ of California Pr collana Univ of California Pr (Paperback)
On May 9, 1990, a bottle of Jack Daniels, a ring with letter, a Purple Heart and Bronze Star, a baseball, a photo album, an ace of spades, and a pie were some of the objects left at the Vietnam Veterans War Memorial. For Kristin Hass, this eclectic sampling represents an attempt by ordinary Americans to come to terms...