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Author Rugg, Julie, 1964-

Title Churchyard and cemetery : tradition and modernity in rural North Yorkshire / Julie Rugg
Published Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2013
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Description 1 online resource (xv, 427 pages) : illustrations, maps
Summary Julie Rugg explores the turbulent social history of churchyards and cemeteries over the last 150 years. Using sites from across rural North Yorkshire, the text examines the workings of the Burial Acts and discloses the ways in which religious politics framed burial management. It presents an alternative history of burial which questions notions of tradition and modernity, and challenges long-standing assumptions about changing attitudes towards mortality in England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 402-416) and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (JSTOR, viewed August 17, 2016)
Subject Burial -- England -- North Yorkshire -- History.
Cemeteries -- England -- North Yorkshire -- History.
Death -- Social aspects -- England -- North Yorkshire -- History.
Mortality -- England -- North Yorkshire -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1526103524 (electronic bk.)
9781526103529 (electronic bk.)
Other Titles Tradition and modernity in rural North Yorkshire