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    DescriptionThis unique book is a study of northern New England and its culture's views of death. The author, James Hill Parker, pieces together conversations, funerals and other evidence of a latent Book of the Dead. He also makes comparisons with the Mayan and various books of the dead. The book discusses several methodological problems that were encountered in the author's search for the New England and other books of the dead. Readers will benefit from the information that Parker has gathered due to his "insider/outside" status. His intriguing work will surely interest historians, sociologists and the literate public who want to learn more about New England's cultural history.


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    Title
    The New England Book of the Dead
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) James Hill Parker
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 110
    Width: 142 mm
    Height: 218 mm
    Thickness: 15 mm
    Weight: 295 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780819199027
    ISBN 10: 0819199028
    Classifications

    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1KBB
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    BIC subject category V2: JFC, JHBT
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.2
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 40
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15590
    BIC subject category V2: JHBZ
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BISAC V2.8: SOC026000, SOC036000
    B&T Approval Code: A33800000
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: H1
    BISAC V2.8: HIS036090
    BIC subject category V2: 1KBB
    DC21: 393.0974
    LC subject heading: ,
    DC22: 393/.0974
    LC classification: GT3205.A2 P37 1995
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: GT3205.A2P
    DC22: 393.0974
    Edition statement
    Revised ed.
    Publisher
    University Press of America
    Imprint name
    University Press of America
    Publication date
    24 October 1995
    Publication City/Country
    Lanham, MD
    Author Information
    James Hill Parker is Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at Long Island University. He is also the author of Social History and the Dynamics of Belief (UPA, 1994) and Ethnic Identity: The Case of the French Americans (UPA, 1983).