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Funeral Biscuits and Funeral Feasts Foods for Hope and Comfort

Jacqueline S. Thursby

in Funeral Festivals in America: Rituals for the Living

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123806
eISBN:
9780813134949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123806.003.0005
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the tradition of offering funeral biscuits or having funeral feasts in the U.S. It suggests that throughout the world, funeral rites have been a traditional part of behavior ... More


The Final Passage Rituals for Separating from Life

Jacqueline S. Thursby

in Funeral Festivals in America: Rituals for the Living

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813123806
eISBN:
9780813134949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813123806.003.0003
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter examines the rituals for death or the process of separating from life in the U.S. It explains that in a culture as diverse as the U.S., the rituals for separating from life are also ... More


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