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Author Schantz, Mark S. (Mark Saunders), 1955-
Title Awaiting the heavenly country : the Civil War and America's culture of death / Mark S. Schantz.
Imprint Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008.

Author Schantz, Mark S. (Mark Saunders), 1955-
Subject Death -- Social aspects -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
War and society -- United States -- History -- 19th century.
United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Casualties -- Social aspects.
Description 1 online resource (xv, 245 pages) : illustrations
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Emblems of mortality -- The heavenly country -- Melancholy pleasure -- A voice from the ruins -- Better to die free, than to live slaves -- The court of death.
Note Print version record.
Access Use copy Restrictions unspecified star
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010.
System Details Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Note digitized 2010 HathiTrust Digital Library committed to preserve pda
ISBN 9780801459252 (electronic bk.)
0801459257 (electronic bk.)
9780801437618 (cloth ; alk. paper)
080143761X (cloth ; alk. paper)
OCLC # 726824317
Additional Format Print version: Schantz, Mark S. (Mark Saunders), 1955- Awaiting the heavenly country. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2008 9780801437618 (DLC) 2007048089 (OCoLC)181602143