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Republican Recollections

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter analyses the attempts that the governments’ officials and supporters made to shape the public memory of the British Civil Wars. The republics owed their very existence to the outcome of ... More


Introduction

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This introduction outlines the scope and purpose of the book and presents its key arguments. It engages with the existing historiography on the memory of Britain’s Civil Wars, demonstrating that the ... More


Rival Recollections

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which the republics’ opponents sought to propagate their own, alternative interpretations of Britain’s domestic conflicts. The first two sections focus on different ... More


Narratives of War

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which individuals narrated, structured, and recalled their own wartime experiences, and those of their family. The first section analyses the military memoirs of two ... More


Memories in Everyday Discourse

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter illuminates one of the shadowiest corners of our understanding of early modern memory: the recollections of ordinary citizens. Drawing primarily on legal records, it reconstructs the ... More


Places of Memory

Imogen Peck

in Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which place, and particularly places of war and wartime destruction, acted as sites of memory during the English republics. It considers three distinct memorial ... More


Recollection in the Republics: Memories of the British Civil Wars in England, 1649-1659

Imogen Peck

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780198845584
eISBN:
9780191880742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845584.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Following the execution of Charles I in January 1649, England’s fledgling republic was faced with a dilemma: which parts of the nation’s bloody recent past should be remembered, and how, and which ... More


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