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Author Parsons, Brian, 1965- author.

Title The evolution of the British funeral industry in the 20th century : from undertaker to funeral director / Brian Parsons.

Published United Kingdom : Emerald Publishing, 2018.


Location Call No. Status
Edition First edition.
Physical description 1 online resource (xvi, 272 pages) : illustrations.
Series Emerald studies in death and culture
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 237-268) and index.
Contents Death, the Funeral and the Funeral Director in the Twentieth Century -- From Front Parlour to Funeral Parlour: The Development of the Chapel of Rest and Funeral Home -- Caretaker of the Dead -- Furnishing the Funeral -- Transport to Paradise -- Organisational Change -- Funerals and Finance -- The Newest Profession?
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Notes Description based on print version record.
Other author ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Undertakers and undertaking -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Funeral service -- Economic aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Death -- Social aspects -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Local series Proquest Ebook Central
ISBN 9781787436299 (electronic bk.)
1787436292 (electronic bk.)