- Paperback: 328 pages
- Publisher: University of California Press (April 10, 2011)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0520268733
- ISBN-13: 978-0520268739
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.8 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 15.2 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 2 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #788,159 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Parting Ways: New Rituals and Celebrations of Life's Passing Paperback – April 10, 2011
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Parting Ways provides a fresh and contemporary perspective on American death rituals. Carson expertly weaves her personal narrative around existing research, and in the process, she delivers an important analysis on ritual and death that is poignant and widely accessible.” Justin Holcomb, Reformed Theological Seminary
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The baby boomer generation reintroduced natural childbirth, homebirth, and the use of midwives in the early '80's. Evidently we are now the generation that is introducing and reintroducing alternative rituals for death, funerals, and burials.