Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and Guide

Author:   David Moore ,  Helen Davis ,  Ren Davis ,  Timothy J. Crimmins
Publisher:   University of Georgia Press
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9780820343136


Pages:   224
Publication Date:   30 June 2012
Format:   Paperback
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Author:   David Moore ,  Helen Davis ,  Ren Davis ,  Timothy J. Crimmins
Publisher:   University of Georgia Press
Imprint:   University of Georgia Press
Dimensions:   Width: 20.30cm , Height: 1.60cm , Length: 25.40cm
Weight:   0.789kg
ISBN:  

9780820343136


ISBN 10:   0820343137
Pages:   224
Publication Date:   30 June 2012
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Professional & Vocational
Format:   Paperback
Publisher's Status:   Active
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Ren and Helen Davis have produced a clear and concise guide to Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery. Well-researched and beautifully illustrated with historic images, Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery provides an insightful look at the many unique areas that characterize this iconic burial space as it has been shaped, over time, by various social, cultural, and religious traditions.|Ren and Helen Davis have provided a valuable guide to Oakland Cemetery, one of Atlanta's true jewels. Their richly illustrated work explores Oakland's evolution, a wide range of characters both prominent and little-known, the cemetery's natural landscapes, and its rich symbolism and iconography. Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery will be of interest to both students and scholars of the city's past and the general public alike.|In this guide to Oakland Cemetery, Ren and Helen Davis bring to life Atlanta's first landscape of remembrance, pointing out that Oakland Cemetery is a miniature version of the city of which it is a part.


Ren and Helen Davis have produced a clear and concise guide to Atlanta's historic Oakland Cemetery. Well-researched and beautifully illustrated with historic images, Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery provides an insightful look at the many unique areas that characterize this iconic burial space as it has been shaped, over time, by various social, cultural, and religious traditions. |Ren and Helen Davis have provided a valuable guide to Oakland Cemetery, one of Atlanta's true jewels. Their richly illustrated work explores Oakland's evolution, a wide range of characters both prominent and little-known, the cemetery's natural landscapes, and its rich symbolism and iconography. Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery will be of interest to both students and scholars of the city's past and the general public alike. |In this guide to Oakland Cemetery, Ren and Helen Davis bring to life Atlanta's first landscape of remembrance, pointing out that Oakland Cemetery is a miniature version of the city of which it is a part.


In this guide to Oakland Cemetery, Ren and Helen Davis bring to life Atlanta's first landscape of remembrance, pointing out that Oakland Cemetery is a miniature version of the city of which it is a part. --Tim Crimmins, author of Democracy Restored: A History of the Georgia State Capitol


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Ren Davis (Author) REN DAVIS's travel writing and photography have appeared in such places as the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Georgia Magazine, and Atlanta Magazine. He is coauthor, with Helen Davis, of several books including Georgia Walks, Atlanta Walks, and Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and Guide (Georgia). Helen Davis (Author) HELEN DAVIS taught for nearly thirty years in Atlanta public and private schools. She is coauthor, with Ren Davis, of several books including Georgia Walks, Atlanta Walks, and Atlanta's Oakland Cemetery: An Illustrated History and Guide (Georgia).

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