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  1. Basic texts 5 items
    1. The archaeology of death and burial - Michael Parker Pearson 1999

      Book Essential

    2. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Pettitt, Paul 2011

      Book Essential

    3. Celebrations of death: the anthropology of mortuary ritual - Metcalf, Peter, Huntington, Richard 1991

      Book Essential

    4. Social archaeology of funerary remains - Rebecca Gowland, Christopher Knüsel c2006

      Book Essential

    5. The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of death and burial - Stutz, Liv Nilsson, Belfer-Cohen, Anna 2013

      Book Essential

  2. Lecture 1: Introduction to funerary archaeology 4 items
    1. Tombs, graves and mummies - Bahn, Paul G. 1996

      Book Essential PAGES 34-87, 92-133, 146-151 AND 180-199

    2. Approaches to the archaeology of death - R. Chapman, K. Randsborg

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. The archaeology of the dead: lectures in archaeothanatology - Duday, H. c2009

      Book Essential

  3. Lecture 2: Principles of analysis: ritual and remembrance 5 items
    1. Symbolic associations of death - Peter Metcalf, Richard Huntington

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. The Oxford handbook of the archaeology of ritual and religion - Insoll, Timothy 2011

      Book Essential

    3. Archaeology, ritual, religion - Insoll, Timothy 2004

      Book Essential PAGES 10-12, 65-100

    4. Finding ritual: calibrating the evidence - E. Kyriakidis

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. The iceman as a burial - A. Vanzetti, et al. 2010

      Article Essential Electronic journal

  4. Lecture 3: Ethnoarchaeology of death 10 items
    1. Mortuary practices: their study and their potential - Lewis Binford

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. The death rituals of rural Greece - Danforth, Loring M., Tsiaras, Alexander c1982

      Book Essential

    3. Mortuary practices, status, ideology and systems of thought - Nicholas David, Carol Kramer

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    4. Toward an archaeology of body and soul - S. Kus

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    5. The concept of 'the ancestors' - John Mack

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    6. Eating money - Mike Parker Pearson 2000-12

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    7. Funerary monumentality and the colonial period in the twentieth century - Michael Parker-Pearson

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    8. Ethnography and Archaeological Interpretation of Funerary Remains - Peter J. Ucko 1969

      Article Essential Electronic journal

  5. Lecture 4: Reading the body, treating the corpse 7 items
    1. Shamans on the march - Ian Armit

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Mass cannibalism in the Linear Pottery Culture at Herxheim (Palatinate, Germany) - B. Boulestin, et al. 2009

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. To infinity and beyond? The embalming of corpses in contemporary British and American culture - Andrew Chamberlain, Michael Parker Pearson

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    4. Fijian cannibalism and mortuary ritual: bioarchaeological evidence from Vunda - David Degusta 2000-01

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    5. Cremations: fragmented bodies in the Bronze and Iron Ages - K. Rebay-Salisbury

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    6. The aesthetic corpse in nineteenth century Britain - S. Tarlow

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  6. Lecture 5: Status, power and identity: the powerful dead 5 items
    1. 'Mos Romanus': cremation and inhumation in the Roman empire - Ian Morris

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. Some Archaeological Correlates of Ranked Societies - Christopher S. Peebles and Susan M. Kus 1977

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    3. The archaeology of rank - Wason, Paul K. 1994

      Book Essential

  7. Lecture 6: Death in the landscape 4 items
    1. Projecting future pasts. Monuments and the formation of memory - Richard Bradley

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    2. The chambered cairns of South Uist - V. Cummings, C. Henley, N. Sharples

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

    3. Post-processual Landscape Archaeology: a Critique - Andrew Fleming 2006-10

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    4. From body to place to landscape. A phenomenological perspective - Christopher Y. Tilley, Wayne Bennett

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  8. Lecture 7: Death and the origins of human consciousness 4 items
    1. Archaeology, ritual, religion - Insoll, Timothy 2004

      Book Essential PAGES 23-32

    2. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

      Book Essential PAGES 142-156; 156-170

    3. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Pettitt, Paul 2011

      Book Essential PAGES 11-40; 261-270

    4. The edible dead - Timothy Taylor

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  9. Lecture 9: The human experience of death 4 items
    1. Patterns of transcendence: religion, death, and dying - Chidester, David c2002

      Book Essential PAGES 169-216

    2. The archaeology of death and burial - Parker Pearson, Michael 1999

      Book Essential PAGES 156-170

    3. Death and resurrection in Ancient Egyptian society - John H. Taylor

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  10. Lecture 10: The politics of the dead 5 items
    1. Resolving the Human Remains Crisis in British Archaeology - Mike Parker Pearson, Tim Schadla-Hall, Gabe Moshenska 2011-12-15

      Article Essential Electronic journal

    2. Ethics and burial archaeology - Sayer, Duncan 2010

      Book Essential

    3. Made radical by my own: an archaeologist learns to accept reburial - L. J. Zimmerman

      Chapter Essential Digitised reading

  11. Essay 1a: How have archaeologists and historians explained the lavishness and monumentality of the Victorian way of death in Britain? 4 items
    1. The Victorian celebration of death - James Stevens Curl 2000

      Book 

    2. Death, heaven and the Victorians - Morley, John 1971 (electronic resource)

      Book  E-BOOK

    3. Ritual, belief and the dead in early modern Britain and Ireland - Tarlow, Sarah 2011

      Book 

  12. Essay 1b: How far does the new fashion for 'green' burial reflect a change or decline in religious belief? 4 items
    1. Landscapes of the dead? Natural burial and the materialization of absence - J. Hockey, T. Green, A. Clayden, M. Powell 2012-06-01

      Article  Electronic journal

    2. The natural death handbook - Speyer, Josefine, Wienrich, Stephanie, Natural Death Centre 2003

      Book  CHAPTERS 4, 6 AND 9

  13. Essay 2a: To what extent do Upper Palaeolithic burials in Europe and Western Asia provide evidence for social structure and social status? 4 items
    1. The palaeolithic origins of human burial - Pettitt, Paul 2011

      Book 

    2. Upper Palaeolithic mortuary practices in Eurasia: a critical look at the burial record - J. Riel-Salvatore, C. Gravel-Miguel

      Chapter  Digital resource

  14. Essay 2b: How have discoveries from rivers and caves in Britain affected interpretations of Neolithic mortuary practices? 4 items
    1. Caves and the funerary landscape of prehistoric Britain - Andrew Chamberlain

      Chapter  Digitised Reading

    2. Understanding the Neolithic - Thomas, Julian, Thomas, Julian c1999

      Book  CHAPTER 6

  15. Essay 2c: To what extent were cosmological beliefs about the transition to the afterlife in Egypt's New Kingdom embodied in the tomb and its contents? 6 items
    1. The ancient Egyptian Book of the dead - Faulkner, Raymond O., Andrews, Carol 2010

      Book 

    2. The complete Tutankhamun: the king, the tomb, the royal treasure - Reeves, C. N. 1990

      Book  PAGES 70-74, 78-91, 100-114, 119-122, 128-149, 188-196, 208-211

    3. Death and the afterlife in ancient Egypt - Taylor, John H. 2001

      Book  CHAPTER 3, PP. 91-111

    4. Journey through the afterlife: ancient Egyptian Book of the dead - Taylor, John H., British Museum 2010

      Book 

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