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Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Nicholas von Maltzahn

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Censored and incomplete, Milton's History of Britain stands as a broken monument to the controversies of the 17th century, as well as to the political and religious ambitions of Milton himself. This ... More


The British Constitution in the Twentieth Century

Vernon Bogdanor (ed.)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197263198
eISBN:
9780191734755
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197263198.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This is the first survey of the British constitution in the twentieth century. Indeed, it fills a very real gap in the history of Britain during the last 100 years. The book is a product of ... More


Milton on the Ancient Britons

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses John Milton's writings on ancient Britons. The dispute over British history is demonstrated. Milton's early references to the British myth give it increasing political ... More


Culture and Conquest: Milton and the Saxons

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The final three books of the History of Britain cover the period from the Saxon invasions to the Norman Conquest. They have often disappointed students of Milton. Milton's position on the Saxons ... More


Milton’s History (1670) and Mr John Miltons Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines (1681)

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

By working back from the separate publication of the History of Britain (1670) and the Character of the Long Parliament and Assembly of Divines (1681), it is possible to reconstitute a fuller History ... More


Milton and Gildas

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Gildas deeply impressed John Milton with the fervour of his jeremiad. At the crisis of the Revolution, Milton was undeterred by the more hortatory than historical style of Gildas' De Excidio et ... More


Milton's ‘Intereign’: The Date of the History

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

Introducing Book III of the History of Britain, John Milton sees himself as writing with a special purpose in ‘this intereign’. Milton wrote the History as advice literature to the nation in the ... More


The Reticent History: Milton, the Ancient Constitution, and the Feudal Law

Nicholas von Maltzahn

in Milton's History of Britain: Republican Historiography in the English Revolution

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198128977
eISBN:
9780191671753
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198128977.003.0008
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

This chapter discusses the salient inconsistency between John Milton's political tracts and the History of Britain. In the Defensio especially, Milton presents a very different, much more positive ... More


The British Ballet and Its Critics at the Onset of War

Karen Eliot

in Albion's Dance: British Ballet during the Second World War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199347629
eISBN:
9780199347643
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199347629.003.0002
Subject:
Music, Dance

This chapter examines competing narratives about the birth of British ballet. The chapter then looks at contributions of dance critics and historians who created these narratives and who advocated ... More


Secularization in the Long 1960s: Numerating Religion in Britain

Clive D. Field

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780198799474
eISBN:
9780191839740
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198799474.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This is a major empirical contribution to the literature of secularization, both generally and in Britain, which moves beyond the now largely sterile and theoretical debates about the validity of the ... More


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