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ERIC Number: EJ321916
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Funerals, Family, and Forefathers: A View of Italian-American Funeral Practices.
Cowell, Daniel David
Omega: Journal of Death and Dying, v16 n1 p69-85 1985-86
Traces the evolution of Italian-American funeral practices from the preimmigrant culture of southern Italy to contemporary funeral practices of Italian-Americans. The author describes his family experience of death as rooted in Old World traditions, modified by American social patterns, and shaped by psychosocial family dynamics. (NRB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Funerals; Italian (American); Italy