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Reading the American Cemetery

  • Gillian AchesonEmail author
  • Chelsie McWhorter
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Abstract

A typology of cemeteries with introduction, cemetery form and function (religion, ethnicity, class, social status, regional norms, and patterns), and kind (folk, ethnic, distinctive, religious, pet). Cemeteries as a cultural landscape. What you can tell from a cemetery.

Keywords

Reading the landscape Cemetery types Graveyards Burials Memorials 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of GeographySouthern Illinois University EdwardsvilleEdwardsvilleUSA

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