Puritan Way of Death: A Study in Religion, Culture, and Social Change  -     By: David E. Stannard
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Puritan Way of Death: A Study in Religion, Culture, and Social Change

Oxford University Press / 1979 / Paperback

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The Puritan Way of Death--A Study in Religion, Culture, and Social Change. The author is Professor of American Studies at the University of Hawaii. His previous books include American Holocaust: The Conquest of the New World and Death in America. This book is about more than Puritans or about death, it is also about family, community, and identity in the modern world. Even before publication, eminent historians, sociologists, and religious scholars in the United States and Europe hailed it as an exciting work...The New York Times Book Review.

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Format: Paperback
Vendor: Oxford University Press
Publication Date: 1979
Dimensions: 8.03 X 5.33 X 0.53 (inches)
ISBN: 0195025210
ISBN-13: 9780195025217

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The Puritan Way of Death is more than a book about Puritans or about death. It is also about family, community, and identity in the modern world. Even before publication, eminent historians, sociologists, and religious scholars in the United States and Europea-among them, Gordon Wood, Philippe Ariès, William Clebsch, and Robert Nisbet-hailed it as a "pathbreaking, provocative, and exciting" work, a "terse, urbane, learned, clear, humane" volume.

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