A Shape in Time and Space (häftad)
Format
Häftad (Paperback / softback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
268
Utgivningsdatum
2017-04-01
Förlag
Borgo Design
Illustrationer
104 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white
Antal komponenter
1
Komponenter
439:B&W 8 x 10 in or 254 x 203mm Perfect Bound on White w/Matte Lam
ISBN
9780998460604
A Shape in Time and Space (häftad)

A Shape in Time and Space

The Migration of the Necked Discoid Gravemarker-The Illinois Sample

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This is the story of a uniquely shaped pioneer gravemarker brought by the first wave of immigrants arriving in southern Illinois in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.  Although the book focuses on the spatial and the temporal distribution of the style in Illinois, it also provides a cultural context for this folk gravemarker as the nation rapidly changes from a frontier society to a commercial/industrial society beginning about 1845 and continuing into the 20th century.  The book explores the origins of the marker in America and Europe, offers a preliminary look at stylistic change, and tracks the migration of some of the families whose names are inscribed on the markers.  
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mike mcnerney’s enthusiasm, inquiring intelligence, experience, and sure-handed technical skill in the field make this a major contribution that students of american cultural geography will find indispensable and irresistible because his energetic style pervades every page and invites the reader to share in the joy of discovery. mark bouman, chicago region program director, the field museum mike mcnerney plumbs the mysteries of one of america’s most evocative cultural artifacts: the wraithlike necked discoid gravemarker type which haunts rural graveyards from the atlantic to the midwest. mike’s study celebrates not only this one type but vernacular gravemarkers and graveyards in general, a forsaken national treasure. j. daniel pezzoni, architectural historian, landmark preservation associates, lexington, virginia mike mcnerney is to be admired in tackling the subject of necked discoid gravemarkers, their simplicity making analysis most difficult. he has produced a well illustrate book, cataloguing the gravemarkers, discussing their shapes, and finding similar examples and variants outside of illinois and across the atlantic in ireland and northern britain. mary b. timoney, archaeologist and author of: had me made: a study of grave memorials of county sligo from c. 1650 to the present (2005). keash, ballymote, co. sligo, ireland



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list of maps ix list of plates ix list of figures xii preface xiii acknowledgments xv abbreviations xvii   1. introduction 1 2. humans on the move 2 3. cultural context 10 4. questions 14 5. illinois history and physiography 26 6. pope county 29 millstone bluff 29 pope county cemeteries 34 rolston-hazel graves 34 cannady-ellis cemetery 35 old home church and cemetery 38 choate-jenkins cemetery 39 blanchard–new liberty church and cemetery 40 old whiteside cemetery 41 old towns cemetery 42 ragsdale cemetery 44 hazel–dixon springs cemetery 44 shedville cemetery 46 austin cemetery 47 temple hill church and cemetery 48 auterbein church and cemetery (aka audubon, otterbein) 50 sloan cemetery 51 tommy roe cemetery 52 old golconda city cemetery 53 7. johnson county 55 hess cemetery (old city cemetery) 55 founding of the j. w. reynolds monument company 57 8. union county 60 st. johns church and cemetery 60 casper church and cemetery 64 jonesboro cemetery 66 kimmel–old dunkard cemetery 67 old butcher cemetery 69 9. saline county 73 bethel creek church and cemetery 73 bankston fork primitive baptist church and cemetery 75 cottage grove cemetery 75 10. franklin county 78 liberty church and cemetery 78 11. hamilton county 81 little springs church and cemetery 81 cartwright chapel and cemetery 84 ten mile missionary baptist church and cemetery 86 big hill cemetery 88 morris-garrison cemetery 93 12. white county 96 enfield cemetery 96 13. perry county 100 old du quoin cemetery 100 curlee cemetery 103 14. jefferson county 106 sugar camp cemetery 106 wilbanks cemetery (aka koons farm) 109 old union church and cemetery 112 west salem church and cemetery 114 15. washington county 119 beaucoup church and cemetery 119 richview cemetery 124 16. monroe county 132 waterloo city cemetery 132 17. clark county 136 livingston church cemetery 136 18. summary and conclusions 141 illinois survey and sample 144 illinois observations 000 the u.s. sample 144 questions, comparison, and change 149 ireland 157 beyond gravemarkers: gate posts and gates 157 19. the shape of time and other cultures—future research 160   appendixes a. early pioneer gravestones of pope county, illinois 167 b. the u.s. sample: counties and cemeteries visited and contributors, by state 211 c. glossary 213 d. sample correspondence 218 bibliography 223 index 235