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‘Going “to paradise by way of Kensal Green”: a most unfit subject for trading profit?’ Business History, 50:3, 328-350.

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‘The making of urban ‘healtheries’: the transformation of cemeteries and burial grounds in late-Victorian East London’, Journal of Historical Geography, 4:2, 12-23.

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‘Delusions of grandeur? The influence of company management, civic pride and private sentiment upon the cemetery landscape at York’ in C. Denk & J. Ziesemer (eds) Der Bürgerliche Tod: Städtische Bestattungskulture von der Aufklärung bis zum frühen 20. Jahrhundert, ICOMOS: Munich, 114-52.

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‘Governing and securing the territorial volumes of burial: transformations in the political economy and domestic geopolitics of death’, Territory, Politics, Governance, 12:1, 31-49.

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‘“Blest” or “t’othered”: alternative graveyards in Bleak House, Reynolds and Walker’, Victoriographies, 18:3, 267-289.

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‘Nineteenth century urban market failure? Chadwick on funeral industry regulation’, Journal of Regulatory Economics, 12, 27-51.

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‘Articulating bones: an epilogue’, Journal of Material Culture, 15: 465-492.

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‘Death has a touch of class: society and space in Brookwood Cemetery, 1853-1903’, Journal of Historical Geography, 36:3, 405-422.

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‘Down among the dead: Edwin Chadwick’s burial discourse in mid-nineteenth century England’, Victorian Literature and Culture, 29:1, 21-38.

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