Memorials: Broad sweep

Back Danielsson, I-M. 2011

‘Presenting the past: archaeologists and their influence on modern burial practices, Mortality, 16:2, 98-112.

Burgess, F. 1963

English Churchyard Memorials, London: Lutterworth Press.

Collier, C. 2003

‘Tradition, modernity and postmodernity in symbolism of death’, The Sociological Quarterly, 44:4, 727-49.

Snell, K. Jones, R. 2018

‘Churchyard memorials, “dispensing with God gradually”: rustication, decline of the gothic and emergence of art deco in the British Isles’, Rural History, 29:1, 45-80.


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