Paperback Necropolis : London and its dead / Catharine Arnold.
Publication year: 2007
Publisher: London : Pocket,
Resource type: Physical
ISBN: 9781416502487 (pbk.) : 1416502483 (pbk.) :
Originally published: London: Simon & Schuster, 2006.
Offering an historical narrative of London's attitude to going the way of all flesh, this book blends archaeology, architecture and anecdotes in order to document the rise of the undertaking trade, covering everything from the pageantry of state funerals to public executions and bodysnatching.
[xiii], 304 p. : ill., map ; 20 cm.