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Death in the Popular Mind of PreCivil War America
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19th century American Aries attitudes toward death Austin Phelps belief bereaved body Boston brother burial ceremony child childhood Christ Christian church City Coatlicue coffin common consolation literature contemporary corpse Cotton Mather cremation culture customs dead deceased Deseret Diary died Doctrines and Covenants dying earth Elizabeth Stuart Phelps England essay eternal example existence fact family plots father fear friends funeral funerary Gorer grave graveyards grief Grove Street Cemetery heaven Historical Society Horace Bushnell human important Jessica Mitford Jesus John Joseph Joseph Smith Journal of Discourses less living loved Lundwell Mexico ministers modern monuments Mormon mort mortality Mount Auburn mourners mourning nature Pere la Chaise period person Philippe Aries popular prehispanic Press Puritan Puritan parent religion religious ritual rural cemetery movement Saints sculpture seems sense sermons Smith social soul spirit symbolic theme tion tradition Univ University Widtsoe women wrote York