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The Post-War People’s Empire

WENDY WEBSTER

in Englishness and Empire 1939-1965

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199226641
eISBN:
9780191718069
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199226641.003.0003
Subject:
History, Social History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter shows how adventure tales of the Second World War in the 1950s offered a new energizing myth of nation. If wartime imagery represented a high point in inclusive imagery of Britishness, ... More


Narratives of Justice and War in Croatia

Ivor Sokolić

in Legacies of the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia: A Multidisciplinary Approach

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198862956
eISBN:
9780191895531
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198862956.003.0024
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the relationship between war and justice narratives in Croatia, based on focus groups, dyads, and interviews conducted in 2014 and 2015. The war narrative is based on a ... More


Introduction: Early Modern War Narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00007
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The objective of this introduction is to bring the more historical outlook on war and the cultural perspective closer together by introducing the concept of the often overlooked ‘episodic ... More


The Effects of Impressment: War and Peace in Essex County

Kyle F. Zelner

in A Rabble in Arms: Massachusetts Towns and Militiamen during King Philip's War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797181
eISBN:
9780814797464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797181.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter offers a narrative of the war that these men fought, with special attention paid not only to the campaigns of the “Essex companies” but also to how the war touched the towns ... More


‘Was bis daher gepassiert solt vergessen und vergeben sein’: cross-border nobleman Sweder Schele’s (1569–1639) accounts of army commanders during the Revolt in the Low Countries and Thirty Years’ War

Raingard Esser and Dániel Moerman

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00017
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter delves into a chronicle produced in the frontier zone between the Low Countries and Germany, written by Sweder Schele. Engaging in the modern field of transregional history and the ... More


Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel, Leonor Álvarez Francés, and Beatriz Santiago Belmonte (eds)

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

In the sixteenth century, many different stories on the Revolt in the Low Countries spread throughout Europe, written by very different authors with very different intentions. Over time this plethora ... More


North and south: a comparison of episodic war narratives during the Revolt in the Low Countries1

Jasper van der Steen

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00015
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The Revolt divided the Low Countries into two polities: the Habsburg Netherlands in the south and the new Dutch Republic in the north. Historians have demonstrated that people in the north and south ... More


Chaplains and soldiers: experience and narratives in the Low Countries (1567–1648)

Vincenzo Lavenia

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00016
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The long war in the Low Countries was both a testing ground and a turning point in the relationship between religion and war, soldiers and clergy. Here, a permanent chaplaincy for the pastoral care ... More


The Video Documentaries, 1974–83

Philip Mosley

in The Cinema of the Dardenne Brothers: Responsible Realism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231163293
eISBN:
9780231850216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231163293.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter describes the Dardenne brothers' documentaries from 1974–83. Their first achievement was a series of grant-aided “interventionist” films, Au commencement était la résistance (In the ... More


‘Do not reveal that I wrote this’: diplomatic correspondence, news and narratives in the early years of the civil war in the Low Countries

M.J. Rodríguez-Salgado

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00008
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The wars in the Low Countries in diplomatic correspondence between 1567 and 1577 are the starting point of this chapter: but a prelude, rather than the substantive part. Initial research on several ... More


How a defeat became a victory: the siege of Ostend in contemporary Dutch war coverage and post-war chronicles (1601–15)

Werner Thomas

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00014
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

The siege of Ostend was undoubtedly one of the most stirring episodes of the Revolt in the Low Countries. From July 1601 to September 1604, an army of about 20,000 royal troops continuously ... More


Geoffrey Parker’s Universal Soldier revisited: European military history and human universals

Gregory Hanlon

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00018
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Geoffrey Parker’s exploration of the common soldiery in the seventeenth century broadened our understanding of the social profile of men fighting in the various armies of the period. This chapter ... More


Narrating mutiny in the army of Flanders: Cristóbal Rodríguez Alva’s La inquieta Flandes (1594)

Miguel Martínez

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00012
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores how the mutinies of the army of Flanders were narrated by contemporary witnesses, historians and participant actors. In addition to revisiting the repertoire of collective ... More


Orange’s Spanish mulatto and other side-changers: narratives on Spanish defection during the Revolt in the Low Countries

Raymond Fagel

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00013
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Defection is a considerably neglected topic in the context of the Dutch Revolt. This chapter concentrates on a selection of narrative fragments on Spanish defectors to the rebel side during the ... More


Constructions of Genocide Denial and Remembrance: Fractured National Identity in Postgenocide Bosnia

Klejda Mulaj

in Postgenocide: Interdisciplinary Reflections on the Effects of Genocide

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
July 2021
ISBN:
9780192895189
eISBN:
9780191915949
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780192895189.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Considering genocide denial and identity politics in postgenocide Bosnia, this chapter shows how the genocide discourse remains active in the efforts to construct or contest the Bosnian polity. ... More


The fabrication of Francisco de Valdés: episodic narratives in Spanish and Dutch chronicles on the siege of Leiden (1573–74)

Leonor Álvarez Francés

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00009
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter explores how chronicles written in Spanish and Dutch portrayed loyalist commander Francisco de Valdés in his role of military leader during the Siege of Leiden (1573–74). Spanish and ... More


‘Lode della nazione italiana’: Italian historians on the Spanish soldiers

Cees Reijner

in Early modern war narratives and the Revolt in the Low Countries

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526140869
eISBN:
9781526155504
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526140876.00011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Nearly all Italian historians from the seventeenth century who wrote on the Revolt in the Low Countries took the view that the war waged by the Spanish monarchy against the rebels was a just one. ... More


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