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.


  • Credit will be granted for only one of HSTR 316B, HIST 328, HIST 328B.


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

Summer Fall Spring

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