Sökning: "funeral culture"
Visar resultat 1 - 5 av 12 avhandlingar innehållade orden funeral culture.
Sammanfattning : This dissertation has a dual purpose. Firstly to describe what funeral directors do and how they experience their work. Secondly to see if, and in that case how, funeral directors influence rites around the deceased, both official as well as more private rites. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis examines how the nobility created status and disparity through funeral culture in 17th century Sweden. There were significant societal changes throughout the century that made it problematic to reach consensus on status. This makes the funeral culture a fitting lens to study noble practices. LÄS MER
3. Life after death : The diffusion of Swedish life insurance - Dynamics of financial and social modernization 1830-1950
Sammanfattning : The aim of this thesis is to understand the diffusion process of Swedish life insurance during the period c. 1830-1950, with the specific aim to understand financial modernization and social mobilization as reflected in the diffusion of life insurance to less well-to-do classes and women. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This dissertation deals with Early and Middle Neolithic societies in a valley landscape in western Scania, in the southern part of Sweden. Several archaeological excavations conducted by the National Heritage Board have revealed a great number of Neolithic remains in this region. LÄS MER
Sammanfattning : This thesis study how women in 18th century Sweden used reading and writing and how these skills could be a source of income. Historians have studied how many could read during this period or how writing was taught in the parish school. How these skills were used have, however, been overlooked. LÄS MER