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The Last Great Necessity

Cemeteries in American History (Creating the North American Landscape)

by David Charles Sloane

  • 315 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history,
  • Cultural studies,
  • Customs,
  • Death & Dying,
  • Social history,
  • Landscape Architecture And Design,
  • Manners And Customs,
  • History - General History,
  • History: American,
  • USA,
  • United States - General,
  • Architecture / Landscape,
  • History

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9689330M
    ISBN 100801851289
    ISBN 109780801851285
    OCLC/WorldCa34268565

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