African American Entrepreneurship in Richmond, 1890-1940: The Story of R. C. Scott

African American Entrepreneurship in Richmond, 1890-1940: The Story of R. C. Scott

by Michael A. Plater
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815326734

ISBN-13: 9780815326731

Pub. Date: 11/28/1996

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Overview

First Published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815326731
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/28/1996
Series:
Garland Studies in Entrepreneurship Series
Pages:
216
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.70(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Dedicationv
Table of contentsvii
List of Tablesix
List of Illustrationsxi
Prefacexiii
Introductionxvii
Acknowledgmentsxxiii
Chapter IAfrican American Funeral Home Directors in Richmond3
Chapter IIThe History of Funeral Directing in America41
Chapter IIIThe Origin of African American Death and Mourning Rituals83
Chapter IVFolk Beliefs and Current Practices107
Chapter VAfrican American Insurance Enterprises127
Chapter VIThe Funeral of Brother Jesse Harding151
Chapter VIIConclusion161
Appendix ARichmond Data Analysis167
Bibliography177
Index189

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