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The Last Great Necessity Cemeteries in American History (Creating the North American Landscape) by David Charles Sloane

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Published by The Johns Hopkins University Press .
Written in English


  • 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

Book details:

The Physical Object
Number of Pages320
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9689330M
ISBN 100801851289
ISBN 109780801851285

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