Life Events and Rites of Passage
The Customs and Symbols of Major Life-cycle Milestones, Including Cultural, Secular, and Religious Traditions Observed in the United StatesBook - 2008
"Provides information about the history, symbols, customs, and traditions of important life-cycle events within the broad range of cultural and religious groups in the United States. Entries are arranged in sections on birth and childhood, coming of age, adulthood, and death and mourning"--Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Detroit, MI : Omnigraphics, 
Copyright Date: ©2008
Characteristics: xvii, 498 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm