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Death in the New World : cross-cultural encounters, 1492-1800 / Erik R. Seeman.

By: Seeman, Erik R
Publisher: Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press, 2010.Description: xi, 372 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780812242294DDC classification: 306.9097
Contents:
Old worlds of death -- First encounters -- Burial and disinterment in the Chesapeake -- Holy bones and beautiful deaths in New France -- Grave missions: Christianizing death in New England -- Across the waters: African American deathways -- Crossing boundaries, keeping faith: Jewish deathways -- Burial and condolence in the Seven Years' War -- Conclusion: ways of living, ways of dying.
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Item type Home library Collection Shelving location Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode
Book British Museum
Britain Europe and Prehistory Shelves COL 3a (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 10014578
Book British Museum
Africa Oceania and the Americas Open Shelves KUA [SEE-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available M48167

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Old worlds of death -- First encounters -- Burial and disinterment in the Chesapeake -- Holy bones and beautiful deaths in New France -- Grave missions: Christianizing death in New England -- Across the waters: African American deathways -- Crossing boundaries, keeping faith: Jewish deathways -- Burial and condolence in the Seven Years' War -- Conclusion: ways of living, ways of dying.

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