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Till Death Do Us Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed

Allan Amanik and Kami Fletcher

Abstract

This book questions the tendency among most Americans to separate their dead along lines of race, faith, ethnicity, or social standing. It asks what a deeper exploration of that phenomenon, so often taken for granted, can tell us about American history broadly. Comparative in scope, and regionally diverse, it looks to immigrants, communities of color, the colonized, the enslaved, rich and poor, and religious minorities as they laid their dead to rest in locales spanning the northeast to the Spanish American southwest. Whether African Americans, Muslim or Christian Arabs, Indians, mestizos, Chi ... More

Keywords: Immigrants, burial, race, faith, ethnicity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9781496827883
Published to University Press of Mississippi: January 2021 DOI:10.14325/mississippi/9781496827883.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Allan Amanik, editor
Brooklyn College, CUNY

Kami Fletcher, editor
Albright College

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