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Death, grief and poverty in Britain, 1870-1914

Death, grief and poverty in Britain, 1870-1914

Author: Julie-Marie Strange
Publisher: Cambridge (GB) : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
Series: Cambridge social and cultural histories, 6.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Julie-Marie Strange studies the expression of grief among the working class in Victorian and Edwardian Britain, demonstrating that poverty increased - rather than deadened - it. She illustrates the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Julie-Marie Strange
ISBN: 9780521838573 0521838576
OCLC Number: 470982646
Notes: Bibliogr. p. 274-289.
Description: 1 v. (IX-394 p.) ; 24 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements; List of abbreviations; 1. Introduction: revisiting the Victorian and Edwardian celebration of death; 2. Life, sickness and death; 3. Caring for the corpse; 4. The funeral; 5. Only a pauper whom nobody owns: reassessing the pauper burial; 6. Remembering the dead: the cemetery as a landscape for grief; 7. Loss, memory and the management of feeling; 8. Grieving for dead children; 9. Epilogue: death, grief and the Great War; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Cambridge social and cultural histories, 6.
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Review of the hardback: '... this book has a lot to say in delineating working-class attitudes and behaviour and makes a sizeable contribution to our understanding of the subject.' Contemporary Read more...

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