The Work Of The Dead

Author: Thomas W. Laqueur
Publisher: Princeton University Press
ISBN: 1400874513
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A fascinating chronicle of how we shape the dead and are in turn shaped by them, this is a landmark work of cultural history. Some images inside the book are unavailable due to digital copyright restrictions.

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Author: J. K. Rowling
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ISBN: 9789744723628
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Rescued from the outrageous neglect of his aunt and uncle, a young boy with a great destiny proves his worth while attending Hogwarts School for Wizards and Witches.

The American Historical Record

Author: Benson John Lossing
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From the observance of extraordinary ceremonies in the erection of the tumulus
work in Chilhowee, it may be supposed to have contained the mortal remains of
distinguished persons, perhaps of one family, who perished at different periods
and were ... Mont- faucun, in the Supplement to his " Antiquity Explained," says "
the Cimbri. the Danes, the Sweedes and other nations raised upon the bodies of
their dead, vast heaps of sand or stones; some of these a hundred pieces in
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The Sacred Remains

Author: Gary Laderman
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 9780300078688
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" ... A primary goal of this study is to shed some light on how changing attitudes toward death and the dead in the previous century have led to present-day perspectives and practices."--Page 1.

Mortal Remains

Author: Chris Brooks
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The History and Present State of the Victorian and Edwardian Cemetery Chris
Brooks, Brent Elliott. century, mass industrialization, and the concentration of
people into towns, generated the period's characteristic social, political,
administrative and cultural structures. The centurv was indeed, to use a favourite
Victorian phrase, The Age of Great Cities. But it would be wrong to interpret this in
any narrow sense, for the dynamics that formed the cities came to be felt in every
part of Britain.

History Of Licking County O Its Past And Present Containing A Condensed Comprehensive History Of Ohio Including An Outline History Of The Northwest

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... their watch-towers to receive their mortal remains, after havinf been worn out in
the service of their country, that they might, after death, continue to enjoy a
relation to their honored position in life. This may account for the few human
bones found in some of those scattered tumuli. " The mathematical skill manifest
in the construction of some of these works, as well as the fine topographical
engineering shown in the location of these signal mounds, indicate a pretty high
degree of culture ...

Potter S American Monthly

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From the observance of extraordinary ceremonies in the erection of the tumulus
work in Chilhowee, it may be supposed to have contained the mortal remains of
distinguished persons, perhaps of one family, who perished at different periods
and ... If they buried their dead with their treasures in the mounds, why are not
these implements sometimes found among the original deposits, instead of these
which betray a more cultivated race, such as arms and tools beautifully wrought
out of ...

The Oxford Handbook Of The Archaeology Of Death And Burial

Author: Sarah Tarlow
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191650390
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Brooke's notion that, by remaining in a foreign field, the mortal remains of a
British soldier would make that land 'forever England' is a comfort to those who
cannot repatriate their dead, but nevertheless this image constitutes a physical
claim over the territory held by the dead. In response to a burgeoning, 'bring back
the dead' campaign in America, President Theodore Roosevelt declared he
wanted his own son, Quentin, to be buried 'on the spot where he fell' and that the
battlefield ...

German Politics And Society

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43 These questions form the crux of Sebald's approach to recording and enacting
cultural memory. It is a form of remembering the past that resembles the work of
an archaeologist or a researcher of disaster. The location of the dead and their
remains and the possibility or impossibility of proper burial, form the impetus for
keeping track of the past. One collects the fragments that are out of place in order
to record the vulnerability of the objects that embody not just their own history, but
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