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Spontaneous Shrines and the Public Memorialization of Death

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Spontaneous shrines have emerged, both in the United States and internationally, as a way to mourn those who have died a sudden or shocking death, and to acknowledge the circumstances of the deaths. The contributors to Spontaneous Shrines and the Public Memorialization of Death address events such as the Texas A&M bonfire collapse, the Pentagon and New York City after ...more
Hardcover, 368 pages
Published April 2nd 2006 by Palgrave Macmillan (first published 2006)
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