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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 Brigham burial ceremony child childhood Christ Christian church City coffin common consolation literature contemporary corpse Cotton Mather cremation culture customs dead deceased Deseret Diary died Doctrine and Covenants dying earth Elizabeth Stuart Phelps England essay eternal fact family plots father fear friends funeral funerary Gates Ajar 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 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 rural cemetery movement Saints sculpture seems sense sermons Smith social soul spirit symbolic theme tion tradition Univ University women wrote York young