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Democracy and Political CultureStudies in Modern British History

Democracy and Political Culture: Studies in Modern British History

Ross McKibbin

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
April 2019
ISBN:
9780198834205
eISBN:
9780191872365
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198834205.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Historiography

This book is an examination of Britain as a democratic society; what it means to describe it as such; and how we can attempt such an examination. The book does this via a number of ‘case-studies’ ... More

The Earl, the Kings, and the ChroniclerRobert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

The Earl, the Kings, and the Chronicler: Robert Earl of Gloucester and the Reigns of Henry I and Stephen

Robert B. Patterson

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
March 2019
ISBN:
9780198797814
eISBN:
9780191839122
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797814.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

This book is the first full length biography of Robert (c.1088 × 90–1147), grandson of William the Conqueror and eldest son of King Henry I of England (1100–35). He could not succeed his father ... More

Forgetful RemembranceSocial Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Forgetful Remembrance: Social Forgetting and Vernacular Historiography of a Rebellion in Ulster

Guy Beiner

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
November 2018
ISBN:
9780198749356
eISBN:
9780191813467
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198749356.001.0001
Subject:
History, Cultural History, Historiography

What happens when a society attempts to obscure inconvenient episodes in its past? In 1798, Ulster Protestants—in particular Presbyterians—participated alongside Catholics in the failed republican ... More

Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in BritainAn Image of Truth

Queen Boudica and Historical Culture in Britain: An Image of Truth

Martha Vandrei

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
July 2018
ISBN:
9780198816720
eISBN:
9780191858352
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816720.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Historiography

This innovative and distinctive book takes a long chronological view and a wide-ranging, interdisciplinary approach. It is the definitive work on the posthumous reputation of the ever-popular warrior ... More

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Graphic Signs of Authority in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, 300-900

Ildar Garipzanov

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198815013
eISBN:
9780191852848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198815013.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Medieval History, Historiography

This book presents a cultural history of graphic signs such as the sign of the cross, christograms, monograms, and other graphic devices, examining how they were employed to relate to and interact ... More

Future HistoryGlobal Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Future History: Global Fantasies in Seventeenth-Century American and British Writings

Kristina Bross

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190665135
eISBN:
9780190665166
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190665135.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century, Historiography

Future History analyzes English and American writings that imagine England on a global stage well before England became an empire or the United States became a global power. Through close readings, ... More

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Royal Responsibility in Anglo-Norman Historical Writing

Emily A. Winkler

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198812388
eISBN:
9780191850257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198812388.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

It has long been established that the crisis of 1066 generated a florescence of historical writing in the first half of the twelfth century. This book presents a new perspective on previously ... More

History after HobsbawmWriting the Past for the Twenty-First Century

History after Hobsbawm: Writing the Past for the Twenty-First Century

John H. Arnold, Matthew Hilton, and Jan Rüger (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2017
ISBN:
9780198768784
eISBN:
9780191822124
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198768784.001.0001
Subject:
History, Historiography

What does it mean—and what might it yet come to mean—to write ‘history’ in the twenty-first century? This volume brings together leading historians from across the globe to ask what being an ... More

Admiration and AweMorisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations  in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Admiration and Awe: Morisco Buildings and Identity Negotiations in Early Modern Spanish Historiography

Antonio Urquízar-Herrera

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780198797456
eISBN:
9780191838811
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198797456.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, Historiography

This book offers the first systematic analysis of the cultural and religious appropriation of Andalusian architecture by Spanish historians during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Early ... More

The Historians of Angevin England

The Historians of Angevin England

Michael Staunton

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
July 2017
ISBN:
9780198769965
eISBN:
9780191822742
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198769965.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, Historiography

The end of the twelfth century and the beginning of the thirteenth saw an explosion of creativity in English historical writing. In the space of a few decades, Roger of Howden, Ralph of Diceto, ... More

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