Death and Dying in the Working Class, 1865-1920 (Working by Michael K. Rosenow

By Michael K. Rosenow

Michael okay. Rosenow investigates operating people's ideals, rituals of death, and the politics of dying by way of honing in on 3 overarching questions: How did staff, their households, and their groups adventure demise? Did a variety of identities of sophistication, race, gender, and faith coalesce to shape specified cultures of demise for operating humans? and the way did people's attitudes towards dying mirror 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 complicated political, social, and cultural relationships that fueled the us' commercial ascent. the result's an project that provides emotional intensity to present heritage whereas tough our knowing of modes of cultural transmission.

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