Burial ground: Ethnic

Albanski, L. & J. Lehr 2012

‘Identity, integration, and assimilation recorded in Manitoba’s Polish and Ukrainian cemeteries’, Great Plains Research, 22:1, 3-14.

Aminak, A. & Fletcher, K. 2020

Till Death us Do Part: American Ethnic Cemeteries as Borders Uncrossed, Jackson: University Press of Mississippi.

Coupé, K. & Leibman, L. 2011

‘Cities of the dead: architectural motifs and burial practices in Curaçao’s religious and ethnic communities’, Markers, 27, 57-87.

Fletcher, K. 2015

‘Real Business: Maryland’s first Black cemetery journey’s into the enterprise of death, 1807-1920’, Thanatological Studies, 7: 53-85.

Jordan, T. 1982

Texas Graveyards: a Cultural Legacy, Austin, Tx: University of Texas Press.

Kiest, K. 1993

‘Czech cemeteries in Nebraska from 1868: cultural imprints on the prairie’ in R. Meyer (ed.) (1993) Ethnicity and the American Cemetery, Bowling Green, OH: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 77-103.

Li, C. 2015

‘Heritage and ethnic identity: preserving Chinese cemeteries in the United States’, International Journal of Heritage Studies, 21:7, 642-59.

Wright, R. & Hughes, W. 1996

Lay Down Body: Living History in African-American Cemeteries, Detroit, MI: Visible Ink Press.


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