The Resource Sacred ground : New Orleans cemeteries, (ebook)

Sacred ground : New Orleans cemeteries, (ebook)

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Sacred ground : New Orleans cemeteries
Title
Sacred ground
Title remainder
New Orleans cemeteries
Title variation
New Orleans cemeteries
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Language
eng
Summary
Sacred Ground is a sumptuous photographic portrait of New Orleans's legendary cemeteries. Robert S. Brantley celebrates the otherworldly landscapes, intricate ironwork, evocative memorials, and stately monuments as vibrant sites of remembrance. New Orleans history is further revealed through biographies of twenty individuals whose grave sites are among those featured, including entrepreneurs, celebrated musicians, a world-class violin maker, an ex-slave turned minister, a ship's captain, and a young soldier felled by Spanish flu while in basic training for World War I. The rich duotone photographs, organized by cemetery, are followed by an index identifying the tombs and their iconography; an introduction by S. Frederick Starr provides background on New Orleans cemetery history, culture, and burial customs. Sacred Ground provides a stunning exploration of the traditions born of New Orleans's unique religious, cultural, and ethnic diversity
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Brantley, Robert S
Dewey number
363.7/50976335
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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  • Cemeteries
  • Cemeteries
  • Electronic books
  • New Orleans (La.)
Target audience
adult
Label
Sacred ground : New Orleans cemeteries, (ebook)
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multicolored
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unknown
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1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616898779
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12560628
Specific material designation
remote
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MWT12560628
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Sacred ground : New Orleans cemeteries, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Distribution
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781616898779
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT12560628
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
MWT12560628
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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