Journals Higher Education



Published: 30 December 1999

304 Pages

9.4 x 6.7 inches

ISBN: 9780719058110

Bookseller Code (06)


Death in England

An illustrated history

Peter Jupp and Clare Gittings

Published by Manchester University Press

  • In time with the spirit of the age and coming Millenium key scholars in their field write on their respective periods
  • Richly illustrated - striking and often very powerful images
  • The book reveals how attitudes, practices and beliefs about death have undergone constant change
  • how, why and at what ages people died; plagues and violence; wills and deathbeds; funerals and memorials; beliefs and bereavement
  • With the recent upturn of popular interest in death - through films,TV, books and newspapers - this book will prove stimulating to the general reader; to students of archaeology, art, history, medicine and sociology

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