The Resource Death and Afterlife in Modern France

Death and Afterlife in Modern France

Label
Death and Afterlife in Modern France
Title
Death and Afterlife in Modern France
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Although today in France church attendance is minimal, when death occurs many families still cling to religious rites. In exploring this common reaction to one of the most painful aspects of existence, Thomas Kselman turns to nineteenth-century French beliefs about death and the afterlife not only to show how deeply rooted the cult of the dead is in one Western society, but how death and the behavior of mourners have been politicized in the modern world. Drawing on sermons preached in rural and urban parishes, folktales, and accounts of seances, the author vividly re-creates the social and
Member of
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
393.0944
Index
no index present
LC call number
GT3249.A2
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Princeton Legacy Library
Label
Death and Afterlife in Modern France
Publication
Note
Cover
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn884012878
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (432 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400862986
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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22573/ctt73509w
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b33604046
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)884012878
  • ebsco1400862981

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