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The Resource Revolution remembered : seditious memories after the British civil wars, Edward Legon

Revolution remembered : seditious memories after the British civil wars, Edward Legon

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Revolution remembered : seditious memories after the British civil wars
Title
Revolution remembered
Title remainder
seditious memories after the British civil wars
Statement of responsibility
Edward Legon
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Language
eng
Summary
Following the Restoration of Charles II and the Church of England in 1660, it seemed that the people of Britain were ready to put the revolutionary period behind them. Yet despite a regime of surveillance and censorship, Parliamentarians and republicans continued to identify with the oppositional spirit of the civil war, brazenly endorsing the "good old cause." This book explores "seditious memories" in speech and writing between 1660 and 1688. It shows how they functioned as points of resistance within the Restoration's politics of memory, counteracting and even subverting efforts by Royalists to censure those who had opposed crown and established church. Historians have tended to view Parliamentarian and republican ideas as the preserve of a minority of malcontents, but legal records and government documents reveal a reservoir of sympathy among ordinary people. This sympathy was manifested both in speech and in misbehavior on the official anniversaries of the regicide and the Restoration. The book concludes by examining how seditious memories were transmitted by a generation of men and women who had experienced was and revolution to their children and grandchildren
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YDX
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Legon, Edward,
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Politics, culture and society in early modern Britain
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  • Civil War (Great Britain : 1642-1649)
  • Sedition
  • Great Britain
  • Great Britain
  • Public opinion
  • Sedition
  • Great Britain
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Revolution remembered : seditious memories after the British civil wars, Edward Legon
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: "remember the good old cause" -- Locating seditious memories in England and Wales -- The politics of memory after the Restoration -- Seditious memories: contestation and cultural resistance -- Sharing seditious memories -- Seditious memories in Scotland and Ireland -- Mis-commemoration after the Restoration -- Seditious memories across generations -- Conclusion: burying the good old cause -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
1053903135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 235 pages
Isbn
9781526124654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1053903135
Label
Revolution remembered : seditious memories after the British civil wars, Edward Legon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Acknowledgments -- Abbreviations -- Introduction: "remember the good old cause" -- Locating seditious memories in England and Wales -- The politics of memory after the Restoration -- Seditious memories: contestation and cultural resistance -- Sharing seditious memories -- Seditious memories in Scotland and Ireland -- Mis-commemoration after the Restoration -- Seditious memories across generations -- Conclusion: burying the good old cause -- Select bibliography -- Index
Control code
1053903135
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
ix, 235 pages
Isbn
9781526124654
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
(OCoLC)1053903135

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