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Author Baumler, Ellen, author.

Title The life of the afterlife in the Big Sky State [electronic resource] : a history of Montana's cemeteries / Ellen B. Baumler.

Publication Info. Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, [2021]

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Description 1 online resource
Contents Death and Burial among the First Montanans -- Mortuary Customs of the Upper Missouri Tribes -- Tragedy Beyond Description -- Before There Was Billings -- Conflict, Misfortune, and Uneasy Transitions -- Death in Montana's Early Communities -- Dead and Buried Twice -- Evolution of Beautiful Grounds -- Cemetery Diversity -- Homage to the Dead -- How We Miss Them.
Summary "Life of the Afterlife is a ground-breaking history of death in Montana. It offers a unique, reflective, and sensitive perspective on the evolution of customs and burial grounds"-- Provided by publisher.
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Subject Cemeteries -- Montana -- History.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Montana -- History.
Burial -- Montana -- History.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
Funeral rites and ceremonies.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Title History of Montana's cemeteries
Other Form: Print version: 9781496214805 1496214803 (DLC) 2020041728 (OCoLC)1204258745
ISBN 9781496226952 (electronic bk.)
149622695X (electronic bk.)