Contemporary practices: International

Cann, C. 2013

‘Tombstone technology: deathscapes in Asia, the UK and the US’, in C. Maciel & V. Carvalho Pereira (eds) Digital Legacy and Interaction: Post-Mortem Issues, 101-113.

Shimane, K. 2018

‘Social bonds with the dead: how funerals transformed in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries’, Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B, 373: 20170274.

Walter, T. 2005

Three ways to arrange a funeral: mortuary variation in the modern west’, Mortality, 10:3, 173-192.


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