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Published by Utah State University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Sepulchral monuments,
  • Sociology,
  • History - U.S.,
  • Death And Dying (Sociological Aspects),
  • Manners And Customs,
  • United States,
  • Social Science,
  • Social life and customs,
  • Death & Dying,
  • United States - General,
  • Social Science / Folklore & Mythology,
  • Sociology - General,
  • Cemeteries,
  • Epitaphs

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages347
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8381901M
ISBN 100874211603
ISBN 109780874211603

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