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Author Tarlow, Sarah, 1967- author

Title Bereavement and commemoration : an archaeology of mortality / Sarah Tarlow
Published Oxford, UK ; Malden, Mass. : Blackwell Publishers, 1999
Oxford, UK : Blackwell Publishers, 1999

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Description xiii, 207 pages : illustrations, map ; 23 cm
Series Social archaeology
Social archaeology.
Contents 1. A Historical Archaeology of Death -- 2. Towards an Archaeology of Bereavement and Commemoration: Death, Emotion and Metaphor -- 3. Changing Commemorative Practices in Orkney -- 4. A Living Memory and a Corrupting Corpse -- 5. Remembering the Dead in the Nineteenth Century: A Love Story -- 6. War and Remembrance -- 7. Loved and Lost
Summary In this book, Sarah Tarlow provides an innovative archaeology of bereavement, mortality and memory in the early modern and modern period. She draws on literary and historical sources as well as on material evidence to examine the evolution of attitudes towards death and commemoration over four centuries
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [187]-203) and index
Subject St. Magnus Cathedral (Kirkwall, Scotland)
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Scotland -- Orkney.
Sepulchral monuments -- Scotland -- Orkney.
Mourning customs -- Scotland -- Orkney.
Orkney (Scotland) -- Social life and customs.
Orkney (Scotland) -- Antiquities.
LC no. 98051846
ISBN 9780631206149 (paperback)
0631206132 (hardback)
Other Titles Bereavement and commemoration