Hills of Eternity?: Cemeteries and Urban Growth in 19th century San Francisco
Cities are bustling metropolises, teeming with the living. But they are also necropolises, filled with the dead – in graveyards, churches, and cemeteries. This paper explores urban history from the perspective of the cemetery, taking as a case study San Francisco in the Nineteenth Century.
Date: 22 February 2024, 12:30 (Thursday, 6th week, Hilary 2024)
Venue: History Faculty, George Street OX1 2RL
Venue Details: Colin Matthew Room
Speaker: Baruch Gilinsky
Organising department: Faculty of History
Part of: Environmental History Working Group
Booking required?: Not required
Audience: Members of the University only
Editor: Belinda Clark