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By Julie-Marie Strange

It's been assumed that the negative in Victorian and Edwardian Britain didn't mourn their lifeless due to excessive mortality charges. Contesting this process, Julie-Marie unusual stories the expression of grief one of the operating category, demonstrating that poverty increased--rather than deadened--it. She illustrates the mourning practices of the operating periods via chapters addressing care of the corpse, the funeral, the cemetery, commemoration, and excessive youngster mortality charges. The e-book attracts upon fiction, journalism, and authentic reviews in addition to own testimony.

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74 Neil Small also points to the issue of control. Acknowledging Arie`s’s concern with layers of significance within symbolic representations of death, Small criticises his notion of historical time as a discrete and identifiable process. It is through such modernist structures, Small asserts, that 70 71 73 74 Whaley, ‘Introduction’ in Whaley, Mirrors of Mortality, 8–9. See also N. Small, ‘Death and Difference’ in D. Field, J. Hockey and N. ), Death, Gender and Ethnicity (London: Routledge, 1997), 202–21 (208).

Many friendly societies and trade unions ran sick relief schemes in conjunction with life insurance plans. 48 The popularity of friendly society schemes for medical and funeral relief in Edwardian Norwich was ‘remarkable’ according to social commentator C. B. 49 Nevertheless, burial policies appeared to attract a disproportionate amount of investment 44 45 46 47 48 49 Rowntree, Poverty, 73, L. G. Chiozza Money, Riches and Poverty, 10th edn (London: Methuen, 1910), 48 and 108–11. J. Burnett, A Social History of Housing 1815–1985 (London: Routledge, 1978), 146–54.

Hankiss, ‘Ontologies of the Self: On the Mythological Rearranging of One’s Life History’ in D. ), Biography and Society: The Life History Approach in the Social Sciences (London: Sage, 1981), 202–9. C. Steedman, Past Tenses: Essays on Writing Autobiography and History (London: Rivers Oram Press, 1992), 5. J. Scott, ‘The Evidence of Experience’, Critical Inquiry, 17, 2 (1991), 773–97. 88 Alessandro Portelli agrees that the stories related through personal testimony offer subjective visions of a social world.

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