Archaeology: Funerary Europe

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Bradbury, J. & Scarre, C. (eds) 2017

Engaging with the Dead: Exploring Changing Human Beliefs about Death, Mortality and the Human Body, Oxford: Oxbow Books.

Cherryson, A., Crossland, Z. & Tarlow, S. 2012

A Fine and Private Place: The Archaeology of Death and Burial in Post-Medieval Britain and Ireland, Leicester Archaeological Monograph 22.

Downes, J and Pollard, T. 1999

The Loved Body’s Corruption, Glasgow: Cruithne Press

Majewska, A. 2017

‘Jewish sepulchral heritage in Silesian Voivodeship divided by the borders: similarities and differences’, Region and Regionalism, 13, 147-67.

Rahtz, P. 1985

‘Archaeology and Christian death’, in J. Dyer (ed.) Archaeology and Death, London: Council for British Archaeology, 17-19.

Tarlow, S. (ed.) 2015

The Archaeology of Death in Post-Medieval Europe, Berlin: De Gruyter.

Williams, H. 2003

Remembering and forgetting the Medieval dead’, in H. Williams (ed.) Archaeologies of Remembrance, Boston MA, Springer, 227-254.


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