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By Michael K. Rosenow

Michael okay. Rosenow investigates operating people's ideals, rituals of loss of life, and the politics of loss of life through honing in on 3 overarching questions: How did employees, their households, and their groups adventure dying? Did quite a few identities of sophistication, race, gender, and faith coalesce to shape exact cultures of demise for operating humans? and the way did people's attitudes towards dying replicate notions of who mattered in U.S. society?


Drawing from an eclectic array of assets starting from Andrew Carnegie to grave markers in Chicago's potter's box, Rosenow portrays the advanced political, social, and cultural relationships that fueled the us' commercial ascent. the result's an project that provides emotional intensity to present historical past whereas demanding our knowing of modes of cultural transmission.

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