Monday, December 10th, 2018


Empire de la Morte: An Online Resource for Charnel Houses, Burial Catacombs and a supplement to the book, An Empire of Death

Nourishing Death: An Examination of the Relationship Between Food and Death in Rituals, Culture, Religion and Society.

Death Becomes Us, Minnesota Public Radio Series by Nikki Tundel, May 2007.

Throughout history, civilizations have developed ways to deal with and honor the dead. From embalming to cremation, funeral services to burial ceremonies, the rituals of death tell us a lot about the living. What do our customs say about our society? And how do our practices shape the way we view our final fate? Sections include:

The Undertaking: Frontline program based on the critically acclaimed book, The Undertaking: Life Studies from the Dismal Trade, by Thomas Lynch.