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Rachel Weeping: Mourning in Nineteenth Century America

The mourning customs in the 19th century were far different from what we practice today. This book contains a comprehensive discussion of many different elements of Victorian mourning (Note to civil war reenactors - While all of the four years of the civil war period were part of the Victorian period, the Victorian period was about sixty years long, extending up into the 20th century. Topics include burying the dead, stages of mourning, mourning dress for all genders, mourning etiquette, and symbols used for mourning.

50 pages. Paperbound

$ 10.95

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Price Comparisons, Price Increases, and Salaries of Jobs During the Civil War,
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Slave Narratives,
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