Persistent Romance: Landscape, Canadianness, and Kingston's Cataraqui Cemetery, 1850–1900

@article{Bower2018PersistentRL,
  title={Persistent Romance: Landscape, Canadianness, and Kingston's Cataraqui Cemetery, 1850–1900},
  author={Cayley B. Bower},
  journal={Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'{\'e}tudes canadiennes},
  year={2018},
  volume={52},
  pages={785 - 803}
}
  • Cayley B. Bower
  • Published 2018
  • Sociology
  • Journal of Canadian Studies/Revue d'études canadiennes
Abstract:Beginning in the mid-19th century, garden cemeteries were founded across North America and Europe as a solution to the growing problem of overcrowded urban graveyards. Although the garden cemetery was a practical innovation in burial, these burial spaces also carried cultural meaning as symbols of modernity and progress. Using Canada's first garden cemetery, Cataraqui Cemetery, in Kingston, Ontario, as a case study, this article situates Canadian cemetery design and development within… Expand

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