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Parting ways : new rituals and celebrations of life's passing / Denise Carson.

Carson, Denise. (Author).
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Kirtland Community College Library BF 789 .D4 C37 2011 30542546 General Collection Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780520251083 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 0520251083 (cloth)
  • ISBN: 9780520268739 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 0520268733 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: xv, 309 p. ; 24 cm.
  • Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, c2011.

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Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-309)
Formatted Contents Note: pt. I. End-of-life celebrations and pre-death rituals. Her choice: two paths leading to the same destination -- Living funeral: celebrating the end of life -- Her life review: reliving the past in the present -- Legacy of memories: telling life stories and last wishes -- Her season of lasts: traditional, seasonal, communal rituals -- Oral ethical will: video recording valuable last words -- Her living wake: reminiscing and farewell party -- Vigil: holding hands at the eleventh hour -- pt. II. Post-death and memorializing rituals. Her twenty-first-century memorial service, his twentieth-century funeral -- Home funeral: eco-friendly way out -- Holistic approach: design-it-yourself funeral and cremation witnessing -- The living unveiling: technology innovates memorializing -- Her truth: finding life after death.
Subject: Death > Psychological aspects.
Mourning customs.
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Death.
Attitude to Death.
Funeral Rites > psychology.
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