Death and the Afterlife in England, 1750 to the Present
Units: 1.5, Hours: 3-0
Examines death and attitudes toward the afterlife and the supernatural. Themes include popular and elite attitudes toward death and dissection; grief and mourning in Victorian England; the emergence of the modern cemetery and the rise of cremation; spiritualism, the First World War and the role of modern media in shaping responses to the death of celebrities.
Note: Credit will be granted for only one of 328B, 328. 120 or 321 recommended.
Formerly: part of 328
Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.