The Secret Cemetery

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Bloomsbury Academic, Jul 8, 2005 - Religion - 298 pages
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Burial sites have long been recognized as windows onto past civilizations, yet the meanings of present day cemeteries have been virtually ignored, even though they can reveal much about ourselves. Through the process of choosing a memorial stone, inscribing it, and tending the grave garden, visitors fashion a dynamic personal landscape of memory and mourning. The contemporary cemetery is also a place where new immigrant communities can reinforce group boundaries and establish a sense of homeland. Exploring the memorial practices of people from Greek Orthodox, Muslim, Jewish, Roman Catholic and Anglican faiths, as well as the "unchurched," this book shows how the material artifacts of mourning express sentiments that are shared, understood, and validated by members of the secret cemetery community.

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Unbelievable in its depth on the study of how, why, when we -- as the living -- visit cemeteries. From a family history perspective this quote from page 156 goes right to the heart: "My parents died ... Read full review

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About the author (2005)

Doris Francis is Research Associate, Museum of International Folk Art, Santa Fe, New Mexico. Leonie Kellaher is Principal Research Officer and Director of the Centre for Environmental and Social Studies in Ageing, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of North London and Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of North London. Georgina Neophytou is Research Assistant, University of North London and Consultant, Open University.

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