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Mortal Remains

Death in Early America

Mortal Remains( )
Editor: Isenberg, Nancy
Burstein, Andrew
ISBN:978-0-8122-1823-7
Publication Date:Oct 2002
Publisher:University of Pennsylvania Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $24.95
Book Description:

"These 12 short, highly focused essays analyze how experiences with death and the imagery associated with it influenced US culture before 1860."--Choice

Book Details
Pages:264
Detailed Subjects: History / United States / Colonial Period (1600-1775)
Social Science / Death & Dying
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6 x 9 Inches
Book Weight:0.913 Pounds
Author Biography
(Editor)
Nancy Isenberg received her Ph. D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1990. She is the T. Harry Williams Professor of History at Louisiana State University.

She is the author of Sex and Citizenship in Antebellum America; Fallen Founder: The Life of Aaron Burr (winner of the 2008 Oklahoma Book Award for non-fiction); Madison and Jefferson, co-authored with Andrew Burstein, was named one of the top five non-fiction titles of 2010 by Kirkus; and White Trash: The 400-Year Untold History of Class in America, which is a 2016 New York Times Bestseller.

She has been featured on C-SPAN2 "Book TV," and on various NPR programs. She and Andrew Burstein are regular contributors to Salon.com.

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