Mourning on the Pejepscot by Teresa M. FlanaganMourning on the Pejepscot by Teresa M. Flanagan

Mourning on the Pejepscot

byTeresa M. Flanagan

Hardcover | August 27, 1992

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Mourning on the Pejepscot takes a look at this region's mourning culture from its seventeenth-century settlement to the present. Structurally, this study is broken down into four major chapters: Cemeteries; Gravestones; Mourning Dress, Jewelry, and Practices; and Mourning Art. Each chapter begins with an introduction of general New England practices. The balance of each chapter focuses on Pejepscot's customs. The attitudes and practices of the macrocosm (New England) and microcosm (Pejepscot) are compared and contrasted. Pejepscot's periods of uniqueness and assimilation are highlighted.
Title:Mourning on the PejepscotFormat:HardcoverDimensions:132 pages, 9.24 × 6.12 × 0.61 inPublished:August 27, 1992Publisher:UPA

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0819186953

ISBN - 13:9780819186959

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...the content and analysis are interesting, relevant, and well-presented. Students of local, regional, and social history will find it compelling and useful.