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The Pleasures of Tudor Horror: Popular Histories, Modernity and Sensationalism in the Long Nineteenth Century

BILLIE MELMAN

in Tudorism: Historical Imagination and the Appropriation of the Sixteenth Century

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264942
eISBN:
9780191754111
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264942.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter discusses Tudorism in popular historical culture during the nineteenth century. First, it briefly delineates the apparent streamlining of the Tudor era into a broadly Whig and ... More


Introduction

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter outlines the main aims of the book, in particular its desire to move beyond the chronological and cultural myopia prevalent in much modern work on the production of history. It proceeds ... More


How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This volume brings together anthropologists, historians and literary scholars in order to explore how societies represented and used the past. Case studies range from the seventh century to the ... More


Conclusion: Future Directions?

Peter Lambert and Björn Weiler

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0013
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter summarises key findings of the volume: the variety of media employed in the production of the past; the usefulness of historical culture as a concept that enables comparisons across ... More


History Without Humanism: Culture-Historical Anthropology and the Triumph of the Museum

in Anthropology and Antihumanism in Imperial Germany

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226983417
eISBN:
9780226983462
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226983462.003.0010
Subject:
Anthropology, European Cultural Anthropology

In the twentieth century, anthropologists asserted that nature and natural peoples were also historical, thus claiming the study of historical change for their discipline. Anthropologists preserved, ... More


The Poetry of History in Early Modern India

Allison Busch

in How the Past was Used: Historical cultures, c. 750-2000

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780197266120
eISBN:
9780191860010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197266120.003.0007
Subject:
History, Cultural History

This chapter shows how Hindi poetry can be an important resource for understanding the Mughal period (1526–1857). Mughal historians have largely relied on Persian and European sources, but much can ... More


Introduction: Queen Boudica and the Idea of Historical Culture

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This chapter introduces the reader to the story of Boudica, beginning in the early modern period. It also introduces what is meant by ‘historical culture’, and discusses the manner in which these two ... More


Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Martha Vandrei

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This innovative and distinctive book takes a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach. It is the definitive work on the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior ... More


‘That ubiquitous monarch’: Boudica from Wales to Essex

Martha Vandrei

in Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This chapter extends the chronology to the first half of the twentieth century, when Boudica emerged as a figure in modern popular culture, particularly in film. But she also acted as an embodiment ... More


Introduction

Marianne Sommer

in History Within: The Science, Culture, and Politics of Bones, Organisms, and Molecules

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780226347325
eISBN:
9780226349879
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226349879.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The introduction situates the book in the historiography of science. It draws on current research in biography, the concept of centers of calculation, and asks what kind of work was needed to ... More


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