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H-Death is a scholarly network that explores the multitude of historical issues surrounding the process and experience of dying and death. The H-Death network will allow scholars to compare and contrast the processes and experiences of dying and death across time and space, including American, European and non-Western contexts.
Interesting article about after death practices.
I am delighted to announce the publication of my book Suicide in Twentieth-Century Japan (Routledge, 2016). The book will be available for purchase and course adoption from February 26, 2016.
I would like to draw your attention to my recently published book with Ashgate, Carved in Stone, Etched in Memory: Death, Tombsones and Commemoration in Bosnian Islam.
Here is the link:
York University, Toronto
In 1991, the African Burial Ground was accidentally unearthed during the construction of a federal building in Manhattan, New York. The finding derailed and ultimately halted the construction.