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Published: 30 September 2013

444 Pages | 17 Tables, black & white, 14 Illustrations, black & white, 5 Line drawings, black & white, 8 Graphs

8.5 x 5.4 inches

ISBN: 9780719089206

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Churchyard and Cemetery

Tradition and Modernity in Rural North Yorkshire

Julie Rugg

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Essential reading for the study of death and burial from the Victorian period onwards, bringing forward a new way of thinking about churchyards and cemeteries
  • Will be used by historians, archaeologists, sociologists and conservation managers as well as those interested in local and family history
  • No other book has explored the social history of burial since 1850
  • Presents a vast array of new primary material that has not previously been considered
  • Explains, for the first time, how religious politics framed cemetery practice

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