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Mortuary monuments and burial grounds of the historic period

Author: H C Mytum
Publisher: New York : Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, ©2004.
Series: Manuals in archaeological method, theory, and technique.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Mortuary Monuments and Burial Grounds of the Historic Period will be an incomparable resource for academic archaeologists, cultural resource management archaeologists, government heritage agencies, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students of archaeology with classes in mortuary behavior, or who are studying the historic or post-medieval period. It will also be valuable to cemetery managers, forensic  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: H C Mytum
ISBN: 0306480751 9780306480751 030648076X 9780306480768
OCLC Number: 54448713
Description: xxv, 274 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
1. Brief History Historical Mortuary Archaeology --
2. Theoretical Approaches --
3. Summary --
Folk Traditions and High Culture: Funerary and Commemorative Practice to the Early 18th Century --
1. Death --
2. Funeral --
3. Burial Grounds --
4. Internal Memorials --
5. External Memorials --
Maturing Industry: The Mid-18th Century to Early 20th Century --
1. Funeral --
2. Mourning --
3. Commemoration --
4. Burial Grounds and Cemeteries --
5. Internal Memorials --
6. External Memorials --
7. Decoration and Symbols --
8. Text --
Marginalized Activity: From After World War I --
1. Funeral --
2. Mourning --
3. Commemoration --
4. Burial Grounds and Cemeteries --
5. Internal Memorials --
6. External Memorials --
Production and Consumption --
1. Funerary and Mourning Paraphernalia --
2. Commemoration --
3. Temporal Change --
4. Spatial Change --
Social Structures --
1. Relationship between Living Communities and Burial Ground Populations --
2. Status --
3. Family Structures --
4. Institutional Structures --
5. Patterns of Dependency --
6. Social Hierarchies --
7. Necrogeography --
8. Emulation --
Identities --
1. Religious Affiliation --
2. Ethnicity --
3. Linguistic Group --
4. Vocational Identity --
Attitudes toward Death, the Body and Remembrance --
1. Manner of Death --
2. Attitudes toward the Body --
3. Grave Refurbishment --
Carrying Out a Study --
1. Methodological Issues --
2. Project Fieldwork Planning --
3. Sampling --
4. Survey --
5. Researching Memorials --
6. Analysis --
7. Excavation --
Conservation, Education, and Display --
1. Ethics and Methods of Conservation --
2. Historic Burial Grounds in Education --
3. Public Interpretation and Display.
Series Title: Manuals in archaeological method, theory, and technique.
Responsibility: Harold Mytum.
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Focuses on the study of historic burial ground monuments, covering some below ground archaeology. This title is suitable for academic archaeologists, cultural resource and heritage management  Read more...

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