Ariss, R. 2004

‘“Bring out your dead”: law, human remains and memory’, Canadian Journal of Law and Society, 19:1, 33-54.

Buettner, E. 2006

‘Cemeteries, public memory and Raj nostalgia in postcolonial Britain and India’, History and Memory, 18:1, 1-42.

Chadha, A. 2006

‘Ambivalent heritage: between affect and ideology in a colonial cemetery’, Journal of Material Culture, 11: 3, 339-363.

Fischer, N. 2021

‘Cemeteries in Europe as places of remembrance and memory landscapes’, Revista Murciana de Antropología, 28, 17-30.


Fletcher, K. 2023

‘Are enslaved African Americans buried at Mount Harmon plantation? Space and reflection for national mourning and memorialising’, Mortality, 28:3, 510-525.

Joralemon, D. 2015

‘Ordering chaos: the process of remembering mass murder’, Mortality, 20:2, 178-191.

Krupa-Ławrynowicz, A. & Ławrynowicz, O. 2021

Choleric cemeteries in the landscape of the northern part of the Polish jurassic highland, Fasciculi Archaeologiae Historicae, 34, 49-67.

Maddrell, A. 2016

‘Mapping grief. A conceptual framework for understanding the spatial dimensions of bereavement, mourning and remembrance’, Social & Cultural Geography, 17:2, 166-188.

Martínez, V. & Tureby M. 2024

‘Monuments cast shadows: remembering and forgetting the “dead survivors” of Nazi persecution in Swedish cemeteries’, in J. Decker (ed.) Fallen Monuments and Contested Memorials, London: Routedge, 177-189.


McEyla, M. 2011

‘Remembering 9/11’s Pentagon vicims and reframing history in Arlington National Cemetery’, Radical History Review, 111, 51-63.

Merridale, C. 2000

Night of Stone: Death and Memory in Russia, London: Granta.

Merridale, C. 1996

‘Death and memory in Modern Russia’, History Workshop Journal, 42, 1-19.

Meyer M. & Woodthorpe K. 2008

‘The material presence of absence: a dialogue between museums and cemeteries’ Sociological Research Online, 13:5, 127-135.


Mytum, H. 2022

‘Reactions to tragedy: familial and community memorials to sudden occupational deaths in Britain and Ireland’, in T. Kallio-Seppä, S. Lipkin, T. Väre & 2 others (eds) Unusual Death and Memorialization: Burial, Space, and Memory in the Post-Medieval North, Oxford: Berghahn Books, 46-64.

Robinson, J. 2010

‘Lethean landscapes: forgetting in late modern commemorative spaces’, in E. Anderson, A. Maddrell, K.McLouglin & A.Vincent, A. (eds) Memory, Mourning, Landscape, Amsterdam: Rodopi, 79-98.

Ruin, H. 2015

‘Housing spirits: the grave as an exemplary site of memory’, in A.L. Tota and T. Hagen (eds) Routledge International Handbook of Memory Studies. London: Routledge, 131-140.

Silverman, H. 2002

‘Narratives of identity and history in modern cemeteries of Lima, Peru’, Archaeological Papers of the American Anthropological Association, 11:1, 167-190.

Spira, T. 2014

‘Neoliberal transitions: the Santiago general cemetery and the affective economies of counter-revolution’, Identities: Global Studies in Culture and Power, 21: 4, 344-63.

Tzortzopoulou-Gregory, L. 2010

Remembering and forgetting: the relationship between memory and the abandonment of graves in nineteenth and twentieth century Greek cemeteries’, International Journal of History and Archaeology, 14, 285-301.

Vanderstaeten, R. 2014

‘Burying and remembering the dead’, Memory Studies, 7:4, 457-471.


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