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Author: Julian Litten
ISBN: 0709047770
Language: English
Pages: 272 pages
Category: Sociology
Publisher: Robert Hale Ltd. (1992)
Rating: 4.3
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Julian Litten, long regarded as England's authority on funeral customs, leads us from the pomp and panoply of the post-medieval funeral to the clinical anonymity of present-day obsequies

Julian Litten, long regarded as England's authority on funeral customs, leads us from the pomp and panoply of the post-medieval funeral to the clinical anonymity of present-day obsequies. Lavishly illustrated in color and monochrome.

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Dr Julian Litten was on the curatorial staff of the V&A Museum, London, between 1966 and 1999, and is now visiting .

Dr Julian Litten was on the curatorial staff of the V&A Museum, London, between 1966 and 1999, and is now visiting lecturer in built-heritage conservation at Canterbury Christ Church University College, Kent. Dr Litten is a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of London, a fellow of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland, a member of the Royal Archaeological Institute's Council, a commissioner of the Cathedrals Fabric Commission for England since 1985, president of the Church Monuments Society and a trustee of the Mausolea & Monuments Trust.

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Dr. Julian Litten, long regarded as England's authority on funeral customs, leads us from the pomp and panoply of the post-medieval funeral to the clinical anonymity of present-day obsequies. Julian Litten, long regarded as England's authority on funeral customs, leads us from the pomp and panoply of the post-medieval funeral to the clinical anonymity of present-day obsequies

The American Way of Death is an exposé of abuses in the funeral home industry in the United States, written by Jessica Mitford and published in 1963.

The American Way of Death is an exposé of abuses in the funeral home industry in the United States, written by Jessica Mitford and published in 1963. An updated revision, The American Way of Death Revisited, completed by Mitford just before her death in 1996, appeared in 1998. Mitford's husband, civil rights lawyer Robert Treuhaft, persuaded her to write an investigative article about the American funeral industry

Julian William Sebastian Litten, British Art historian.

Julian William Sebastian Litten, British Art historian. The English Way of Death: The Common Funeral Since 1450 ) Dr.

Dr Julian Litten is author of "The English Way of Death: The Common Funeral Since 1450". This final "Lent in the Landscape" is from one of Britain's greatest Victorian cemeteries - Kensal Green in north-west London. It contains a host of memorials of the great and good and is still a working cemetery. Dr Litten will take us to the site of his last resting place which he has reserved there. Producer: Phil Pegum. Series Producer: Amanda Hancox.

Julian Litten, The English Way of Death, the Common Funeral since 1450 (London, l99l); Vanessa Harding, "Burial .

Julian Litten, The English Way of Death, the Common Funeral since 1450 (London, l99l); Vanessa Harding, "Burial Choice and Burial Location in Late Medieval London," in, Death in Towns: Urban Responses to the Dying and the Dead, 1500-1650, ed. Stephen Bassett (Leicester, 1992), pp. 119-35. R. Huntington and P. Metcalf, Celebrations of Death, the Anthropology of Mortuary Ritual, (Cambridge, Mass. Humphreys and Helen King, e. Mortality and Immortality: The Archeology and Anthropology of Death (London, 1981; Maurice Block and J. Parry, e. Death and the Regeneration.

Dr Julian Litten was on the curatorial staff of the V&A Museum, London, between 1966 and 1999, and is now visiting lecturer in built-heritage conservation at Canterbury Christ Church University College, Kent

Dr Julian Litten was on the curatorial staff of the V&A Museum, London, between 1966 and 1999, and is now visiting lecturer in built-heritage conservation at Canterbury Christ Church University College, Kent.