A Maturing Industry
Investment in the funerary process reached its height for the greatest proportion of the population during the later 18th and 19th centuries. As the expanding middle classes and, increasingly, the working classes, participated actively in funerary and commemorative display, the industry reached its maximum of both quantity and complexity (Curl, 1972; Litten, 1991; Morley, 1971; Sloane, 1991).
KeywordsEarly 20th Century Internal Memorial Burial Ground Mature Industry Funeral Director
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