HSTR 316B

Death and the Afterlife in England, 1750 to the Present

Units: 1.5

Hours: 3-0

Formerly: HIST 328B, part of 328

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 HSTR 316B, HIST 328, HIST 328B.

Recommendation(s):

Undergraduate course in History offered by the Department of History in the Faculty of Humanities.

Schedules:
Summer Fall Spring

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