Burial reform: 19c United States

Farland, M. 2007

‘Decomposing city: Walt Whitman’s New York and the science of life and death’, EHL, 74:4, 799-827.

French, S. 1975

‘The cemetery as cultural institution: the establishment of Mount Auburn and the “rural cemetery movement’, American Quarterly, 26:1, 37-59.


The Cemetery Research Group runs two events a year: in May and in November. Follow the links and send in an abstract