The Changing Face of Death: Historical Accounts of Death and Disposal

The Changing Face of Death: Historical Accounts of Death and Disposal

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ISBN-13: 9781349253029
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan UK
Publication date: 01/01/1997
Edition description: 1st ed. 1997
Pages: 202
Product dimensions: 5.51(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements - Notes on the Contributors - Preface; M.Johnson - Introduction; P.C.Jupp - Expressions of Loss in Early Seventeenth-Century England; C.Gittings - 'A Kind of Lawful Adultery': English Attitudes to the Remarriage of Widows 1500-1800; S.Collins - The Funeral Trade in Hanoverian England 1714-1760; J.Litten - Memento Mori: the Function and Meaning of Breton Ossuaries 1450-1750; E.Musgrave - The Green Ground; J.Pinfold - Enon Chapel: No Way for the Dead; P.C.Jupp - The Origins and Progress of Cemetery Establishment in Britain; J.Rugg - The Professionalisation of the Funeral Industry; G.Howarth - Hindu Cremations in Britain; S.White - Changing English Attitudes to Death in the Two World Wars; A.Wilkinson - The Death of a King: Elvis Presley 1935-1977; C.King - Actuarial Visions of Death: Life, Death and Chance in the Modern World; L.Prior - Index

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