History: 19c Scotland

Buckham, S. 2016

‘Not “architects of decay”: the influence of graveyard management on Scotland burial landscapes’, in S. Buckham, P.C. Jupp and J. Rugg (eds) Death in Modern Scotland, 1855-1955: Beliefs, Attitudes and Practices, Edinburgh: Peter Lang, 215-240.

Laxton, P. & Roger, R. 2013

Insanitary City: Henry Littlejohn and the Condition of Edinburgh, Lancaster: Carnegie Publishing.

Richmond, M. 1999

‘Archaeologia Victoriana: the archaeology of the Victorian funeral’, in J. Downes & T. Pollard (ed.) The Loved Body’s Corruption, Glasgow: Cruithne Press, 145-158.

Scott, R. 2005

Death by Design: The True Story of the Glasgow Necropolis, Edinburgh: Black and White Publishing.

Smith, M. 2009

‘The Church of Scotland and the funeral industry in nineteenth-century Edinburgh’, Scottish Historical Review, 88:1, 108-133.


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