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Author Ashton, Paul, 1959-

Title Places of the heart : memorials in Australia / Paul Ashton, Paula Hamilton and Rose Searby
Published Melbourne : Australian Scholarly Publishing, 2012


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  306.90994 Ash/Pot  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 123 pages, 42 unnumbered pages of plates : color illustrations ; 24 cm
regular print
Contents Sharing, caring and fitting in : Community memorials -- Unlucky Australians? : Memorials to indigenous people -- From Bernborough to the Dogline : Memorials to animals -- 'Our cars kill us' : Roadside memorials -- Fire and Earth : Natural disasters and lost landscapes -- Trains, planes, bombs and ferries : Memorialising civil disasters
Summary This book charts the transformation of Australian ways of mourning over the last forty years through a study of memorial stones particular means by which those who live on commemorate the dead. It explores the reasons memorials are set up and how they are used by those who visit them
Analysis Australian
Social customs
Sociology: customs & folklore (Australia)
Sociology: death & suicide (Australia)
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 109-117) and index
Audience Tertiary/Undergraduate, General
Subject Burial -- Australia.
Death -- Social aspects.
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- Australia.
Death -- Symbolic aspects.
Memorial rites and ceremonies -- Australia -- History.
Memorialization -- Australia -- History.
Memorials -- Australia.
Memorials -- Social aspects -- Australia -- History.
Mourning customs -- Australia.
Mourning customs -- Australia -- History.
Mourning etiquette -- Australia.
Sociology -- customs and folklore -- Australia
Sociology -- death and suicide -- Australia
Author Hamilton, Paula, 1951-
Searby, Rose.
LC no. 2013433056
ISBN 9781921875731 (paperback)
Other Titles Memorials in Australia