Death and the Afterlife in England, 1750 to the Present
Formerly: HIST 328B
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.