Download PDF by Susan Smart: A Better Place: Death and Burial in Nineteenth-Century

By Susan Smart

ISBN-10: 1554888999

ISBN-13: 9781554888993

A greater position describes the practices round demise and burial in 19th-century Ontario. Funeral rituals, powerful non secular ideals, and a company conviction that demise used to be a starting now not an finish helped the bereaved via their instances of loss in a century the place dying used to be constantly shut at hand.

The ebook describes the pioneer funeral intimately in addition to the standards that modified this easy funeral into the flowery etiquette-driven Victorian funeral on the finish of the century. It comprises the assets of assorted funeral customs, together with the origins of embalming that gave upward push to the modern day funeral parlour. The evolution of cemeteries is defined with the beginnings of cemeteries in particular cities given as examples.

An knowing of those altering burial rites, a lot of which would look unusual to us this day, is useful for the kinfolk historian. additionally, the e-book contains sensible feedback for locating loss of life and burial files in the course of the century.

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