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Author Fairchild, Louis.

Title The lonesome plains : death and revival on an American frontier / Louis Fairchild
Edition First edition
Published College Station : Texas A & M University Press, [2002]
©2002
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Description 1 online resource (xxii, 323 pages) : illustrations
Series West Texas A & M University series ; no. 7
West Texas A & M University series ; no. 7
Contents Brave cheers but many tears : departure -- Over the threshold : all things new -- Fearful solitude -- Such a country as this : loneliness -- The insecurity of life : sickness and accidents -- Death's visitation -- Neglected and forgotten : lonely graves in lonely places -- The sounds of entombment -- Meeting time -- Camp meetings--half-vacation -- Camp meetings--half-revival -- Fellowship of the lonely
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 283-313) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Camp meetings -- Texas, West -- History -- 19th century.
Frontier and pioneer life -- Texas, West.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Texas, West -- History -- 19th century.
Loneliness -- Texas, West -- History -- 19th century.
Pioneers -- Texas, West -- Psychology.
Pioneers -- Texas, West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Solitude -- Texas, West -- History -- 19th century.
Texas, West -- Religious life and customs -- 19th century.
Texas, West -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1585449563 (electronic bk.)
9781585449569 (electronic bk.)
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(alk. paper)