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History, Commemoration and National Preoccupation: Trafalgar 1805–2005

Holger Hoock (ed.)

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780197264065
eISBN:
9780191734496
Item type:
book
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264065.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This volume explores the commemoration of the Battle of Trafalgar and Admiral Lord Nelson's death over the past two centuries. It includes the celebrations of 2005, which saw hundreds of official, ... More


Perceptions

Ian K. Steele

in Betrayals: Fort William Henry and the "Massacre"

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195084269
eISBN:
9780199853977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195084269.003.0031
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The chapter starts with the resulting confusion that ensued from the various accounts of the slaughter that befell Fort William Henry. Historians were left to make their own assumptions regarding the ... More


Memory, History, and the Present

François Hartog

in Regimes of Historicity: Presentism and Experiences of Time

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163767
eISBN:
9780231538763
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163767.003.0005
Subject:
History, Historiography

This chapter examines the Lieux de mémoire (1984–1993), a series of volumes that were borne on the tide of interest in memory that swept over France after the mid-1970s. The work registered it, ... More


Conclusion

Joseph Bergin

in Church, Society, and Religious Change in France, 1580-1730

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300150988
eISBN:
9780300161069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300150988.003.0018
Subject:
History, History of Religion

This book concludes by differentiating between the terms used by French historians to label the seventeenth century. On the one hand, they have labeled it the grand siecle, with the “greatness” in ... More


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