Rest in Peace: A History of American Cemeteries

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Twenty-First Century Books, 2008 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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Presents a history of cemeteries in the United States, from early burial grounds to the landcaped designs of the nineteenth century to alternative methods of burial designed for the twenty-first century.

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This is a pretty great nonfiction book. I think I would have enjoyed it a lot in fifth or sixth grade as a kid who liked to walk through our local cemetery. There is some disagreement between text and ... Read full review



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About the author (2008)

Meg Greene, MA, MS holds an MA in American history from the University of Nebraska at Omaha and an MS in historic preservation from the University of Vermont. She contributed to "Black America: A State-By-State Historical Encyclopedia" and "Dictionary of American History, 3rd Edition". She is also a descendant of Founding Father Benjamin Harrison.

Paula M. Stathakis, PhD has a PhD in American history from the University of South Carolina. Dr. Stathakis has served on the history faculty at several colleges and universities, including Belmont Abbey College, University of South Carolina, and University of North Carolina. She has also served as editor of the online journal "The Hornets' Nest", and served as a consultant for an Emmy Award-winning television documentary on immigration.

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