Rest in Peace: A History of American Cemeteries
This is a look at the changes in the way Americans bury their dead. It begins with the churchyard cemetery of Colonial times, continues through the Victorian landscaped parks to the all-lawn, easy maintenance cemeteries of recent times. Along the way, it also discusses Native American burials, African American slave burying grounds, ethnic cemeteries, military cemeteries, pet cemeteries, and recent green, environmental cemeteries. This book offers an interesting way to look at the changes in American cultural history.
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Review: Rest in Peace: A History of American CemeteriesUser Review - Shannon - Goodreads
It was just "ok." I didn't learn anything new but I did like all of the pictures in this book. I found them to be the most interesting part. Read full review
Review: Rest in Peace: A History of American CemeteriesUser Review - Sesana - Goodreads
This is a very short history of cemeteries in America. It's written at around a middle school level. It was pretty good, but it was so brief (90 pages!) that it didn't do much to satisfy my curiosity. For very casual readers. Read full review
Libro - Meg Greene - Rest in Peace: A History of American ...
Titolo: Rest in Peace: A History of American Cemeteries; Autore: Meg Greene; Editore: Twenty-First Century Books (CT); Data di Pubblicazione: Marzo 2008 ...