Death and dying in Ireland, Britain and Europe :

historical perspectives /
edited by James Kelly, Mary Ann Lyons.
Bibliographic Details
Contributors: Lyons, Mary Ann.
Format: Book
Published / Created: Sallins, Co. Kildare : Irish Academic Press, 2013.
Notes:Includes bibliographical references and index.

Physical description: xiv, 378 pages : illustrations (black and white), tables, maps ; 25 cm.

ISBN:9780716531913 (paperback)
9780716531883 (hardback)
Table of Contents:
1.‘Charting the changing relationship of the living and the dead over the course of Irish pre-history’- Gabriel Cooney (UCD); 2. ‘Burial in early medieval Ireland: politics and religion’ - Edel Bhreathnach and Elizabeth O’Brien (UCD); 3. ‘Two early modern heads called Oliver: the post-mortem fates of the heads of St Oliver Plunkett and of Oliver Cromwell’ - Sarah Tarlow (University of Leicester); 4. ‘The last gasp: death and the family in early modern London’- Vanessa Harding (Birkbeck College, University of London); 5. ‘Suicide in eighteenth-century Ireland’- James Kelly (St Patrick’s College, DCU); 6. ‘Scuffles in the cemetery: death, de-Christianisation and discord in revolutionary France’ - Joseph Clarke (TCD); 7. ‘Skeletons in the closet: forgetting and remembering the dead of ’98 in Ulster’- Guy Beiner (University of the Negev); 8. ‘Sociology’s one law: modernity, Protestantism and suicide in nineteenth-century statistical thinking’- David Lederer (NUI, Maynooth); 9. ‘Varieties of Famine death’ - Cormac Ó Grada (UCD); 10. ‘Obituaries in provincial Irish newspapers, 1860-1900’- Ciara Bhreathnach and David Butler (University of Limerick); 11.‘Wandering graveyards, jumping churches and lone Protestants: devotion, sectarianism and problematic corpses in Irish folklore’ - Clodagh Tait (MIC, Limerick); 12. ‘Dying, death and hunger strike: Cork and Brixton, 1920’ - William Murphy (Mater Dei Institute); 13. ‘Problematic killing during the War of Independence’- Eunan O’Halpin (TCD). 14. ‘The mutations of martyrdom in Britain and Ireland c. 1850-2005 - John Wolffe (Open University)