This article focuses on 'revivalism' and 'resurrectionism'. While the former is a sociological label for contemporary rituals of dying and death, the latter is a label for contemporary practices of historiographical representation. By exploring the formal and substantive similarities between 'revivalism' and 'resurrectionism', this study offers a speculative reflection on the relationship between time, death and history in late modernity.
Pre-publication draft. The final, definitive version of this article has been published in the Journal, Rethinking History, 8 (3), 2004, © Informa Plc