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Funerals

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.003.0010
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses funeral rites between the 15th and 18th centuries. The rites which followed death served many different purposes, including the ... More


Funeral Sermons

Ralph Houlbrooke

in Death, Religion, and the Family in England, 1480–1750

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198208761
eISBN:
9780191678134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198208761.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses funeral sermons between the 15th and 18th centuries. Before the Reformation, a sermon might be delivered at a mass preceding the ... More


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


Illness, Recovery, and Death

in The Hierarchies of Slavery in Santos, Brazil, 1822-1888

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804774147
eISBN:
9780804778558
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804774147.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the illness, medical care, and death of slaves in Santos, Brazil during the 1800s. It explains that the most common causes of death among slaves during this period were ... More


Military Animals: The Zoological Gardens and the Culture of Total War

Ian Jared Miller

in The Nature of the Beasts: Empire and Exhibition at the Tokyo Imperial Zoo

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780520271869
eISBN:
9780520952102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520271869.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

The fascist 1930s and 1940s began as a golden age for the zoo. Vast ecosystems were suddenly within reach, as the military conquered new territory. Highly sought after megafauna, such as Indonesian ... More


The Burial Master: Times of Yellow Fever and War

Jason Berry

in City of a Million Dreams: New Orleans at Year 300

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469647142
eISBN:
9781469647166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469647142.003.0008
Subject:
History, African-American History

In the early 19th century, New Orleans included a thriving artisan class of colored Creoles. One such artisan was Pierre Casanave, a black furniture-maker-turned-undertaker who operated a thriving ... More


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