Compromised sites: Appropriation

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‘Revitalisation of historic public cemeteries in central zones of urban areas’ in C. Brebbia & J. Sendra (eds) WIT Transactions on Ecology and the Environment: The Sustainable City XII, 147-158.

Folíková Palánová, K. & Juračka, O. 2018

‘Sustainability of existing areas of historic cemeteries in the city organism: a Czech case study’, IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 143:1, 012052.

Hay, M. 2011

‘“The last thing that tells our story”: the Roodepoort West Cemetery, 1958-2008’, Journal of South African Studies, 37:2, 297-311.

Polonovski, M. 2010

‘Jewish graves in Europe: public commemoration or ritual space?’ Museum International, 62: 1-2, 69-74.

Thompson, O., Abiodun Afolabi, S., Nwaorgu, O. & Aduradola, R. 2020

‘“Oku mi ko gbodo sun ita”: (Mis)appropriation of burial sites and public cemeteries among indigenous people in Egba, Southern Nigeria’, Ethnic Studies Review, 43:1, 125-144 .


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