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dc.contributor.advisorSmith, Ian
dc.contributor.advisorGreen, Mike
dc.contributor.authorEdgar, Philip Gerarden_NZ
dc.identifier.citationEdgar, P. G. (1995). Ideological choice in the gravestones of Dunedin’s Southern Cemetery (Thesis, Master of Arts). University of Otago. Retrieved from
dc.descriptionxxv, 136 leaves :ill. ; 30 cm. Includes bibliographical references. University of Otago department: Anthropology. "December 1995."en_NZ
dc.description.abstractGravestones occupying the Presbyterian portion of Dunedin's Southern cemetery were interpreted within their archaeological context as the outcome of the influence of both social relations between the living and relations between the living and the dead in Dunedin's history. Two hundred and nine gravestones erected between 1858 and 1959 were recorded, their attributes analysed and associations between these attributes and value of family burial plots offered. The cemetery is seen as partaking in the ideology of Social Darwinism in the late 19th century while the visual reduction in social stratification which takes place in the cemetery in the early 20th century reinforced the egalitarian ethos espoused by the Liberal government and the community at this time.
dc.publisherUniversity of Otagoen_NZ
dc.rightsAttribution 4.0 International*
dc.titleIdeological choice in the gravestones of Dunedin's Southern Cemeteryen_NZ
dc.typeThesisen_NZ of Artsen_NZ of Otagoen_NZ
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