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Although swept back to power on a tide of popular support, it was difficult to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 209.171 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(pretend that Humpty Dumpty had been made whole again by the return of monarchy. The civil war had )] TJ ET BT 34.016 194.915 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(divided communities throughout the land and the physical and mental scars ran deep. This was a fragile and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 180.659 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(volatile situation and initially the king?s preferred medicine was a kind of official amnesia, articulated first )] TJ ET BT 34.016 166.403 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in the Declaration of Breda and then enshrined in the Act of Indemnity and Oblivion. Passed by the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 152.147 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Convention Parliament in 1660, the Act?s stated desire was to ?bury all seeds of future discords? by wiping )] TJ ET BT 34.016 137.891 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the slate clean, outlawing even ?terms of distinction [and] ? words of reproach any way tending to revive the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 123.635 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(memory of the late differences?. But this public face of oblivion and toleration failed to endure in the face of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 109.379 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the profound religious and political tensions which remained after the devastating civil war. The government )] TJ ET BT 34.016 95.123 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(subsequently put in place an apparatus of religious discrimination and persecution which helped rapidly )] TJ ET BT 34.016 80.867 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(undermine the broad coalition of support which had brought about the ?miracle? of Oak Apple Day 1660.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 54.611 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Running through the public affairs of the Restoration was the politics of memory, and it is the nature of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 563.315 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Review Number:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 549.059 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1502)] TJ ET BT 34.016 534.803 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publish date:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 520.547 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Thursday, 24 October, 2013)] TJ ET BT 34.016 506.291 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Author:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 492.035 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Matthew Neufeld)] TJ ET BT 34.016 477.779 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(ISBN:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 463.523 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(9781843838159)] TJ ET BT 34.016 449.267 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Date of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 435.011 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(2013)] TJ ET BT 34.016 420.755 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Price:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 406.499 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(60.00)] TJ ET BT 34.016 392.243 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Pages:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 377.987 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(300pp.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 363.731 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 349.475 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Boydell and Brewer)] TJ ET BT 34.016 335.219 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Publisher url:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 320.963 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(http://www.boydellandbrewer.com/store/viewItem.asp?idProduct=14181)] TJ ET BT 34.016 306.707 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Place of Publication:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 292.451 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Woodbridge)] TJ ET BT 34.016 278.195 Td /F3 12.0 Tf [(Reviewer:)] TJ ET BT 34.016 263.939 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Lloyd Bowen)] TJ ET endstream endobj 8 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F1 /BaseFont /Times-Roman /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 9 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F2 /BaseFont /Times-Italic /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 10 0 obj << /Type /Font /Subtype /Type1 /Name /F3 /BaseFont /Times-Bold /Encoding /WinAnsiEncoding >> endobj 11 0 obj << /Type /XObject /Subtype /Image /Width 509 /Height 160 /Filter /FlateDecode /DecodeParms << /Predictor 15 /Colors 3 /Columns 509 /BitsPerComponent 8>> /Mask [ 255 255 255 255 255 255 ] /ColorSpace /DeviceRGB /BitsPerComponent 8 /Length 3280>> stream x[EQ㎦fVttҒ +3O{?lGDQԯDrB^.ϯ%~'0۠/2>0AG_>0j0GCfE67>rB^}@  !&y+r?INp:erc b8f=rQC!~-Wf^^zF[)G 2ޯe7V_Go3Ke GEGOo8rώ#\1ZY~N6^H}yLxS-!:412V+u\-LSO?xVvZ|GjǮT_8EYJF=Tw^ 7GxfN/S:Ʌ~ʟtt?5n÷J'JcF-GVξx{rO~tJd;#a\7}|~y'>}c2C vR}f׈**h.)_&@pfzjsx:5;S\vKhM5j=!Cn+h"u]a EUN]jn=k<,:Ք>sU!ni~6EJ)¦72?G}[y}_vc$t?iSܟ2Zݞ,VN?_`='RFK1A2qv&X_lLRWY'%:I㢖zb_UEx\>&ɆBˏ~K@ \gYØU4}$8Dv!'Q'*+Εj(UCGo[#< 2Ja(sZi9fZKE Rn`u\9r^Zmɯ׹}mstO4uc~#'jEvۼ Dx[z ޏQ4KL5,5u3>i^uÒ-53ba ~,~/pyt1fMU'CVm:qv~=Y'Es"WsφG?l_kN5}],Ow7 uh`xƫ?zMl7ٻv$A(4Dl(wwH} ?=[=S;yC]^BK>㕪9`Z'Wj;E|:bf>kCԘ#RY,iv쵗~}n'"1u" *uO΄/2^Sxr(!/DD\~mJyZ!MmrA!#u[if|99WB WΡpp}w}sh#,\ &:%˳X?D3 %W0cC?o̲^} F3XLVn]Cߖiϧ!7}yZJ#P7]=)7Ρp;>> Ye^xx{Oafw{ ;>4gfLt ʊ:q%#r/)pv!O4wGh|dS ӣݽހ-gVUC'pBxrB^} 7JA^} /'8!`:r?}}],X  }6y!`/~Br?}Q< >k7vx"] ,' .3jn{-i}|~%-};b6#U)7繎kiEw 㤳:E}[޼c"rꬊ7Dc$~"/Y&zSd:tFȌCrʙ`7u .#[-<)j ?TGS(j~oTup(hjU4PlJ=}|it.ҽ@\wʨuXÞZcx18Wo<~ikOg,ވ\^?EneyZcc0[R١z|zv7_m:_n]a?osS3~j^ hD.a_X'KfBX6w wݶ"Oa:,bvhrWH[uCF-Xfc}>x+Rz)2N-B 7y^٨;[/vg? | |2Sve}=o䑰j[vWjF0{굦?VI~}xM(_TlG__+]:#к?S} c>GŸD7 !w{S{B =x7a?oE#)+Gz:o_4Q<;n?\tt7?mGCџQGu4kņOF>F?#} hP&ђߴM#u!.СtL2^#o nIk_i.~7tr@n 1P~3?.[]=S5b߮~Yo^HFH YBi8a4iom>CKgMy*;?zqEӕ` >zB9iFzC?XF?ޟIܰ펉A}{I5ᄊx%ez#Mp@rߎpi]IOVjzuJt\۰f׺u5><,J~PTJp1)}){9N {!`/> endstream endobj 12 0 obj << /Type /Annot /Subtype /Link /A 13 0 R /Border [0 0 0] /H /I /Rect [ 197.0117 675.3895 357.3317 687.2695 ] >> endobj 13 0 obj << /Type /Action /S /URI /URI (http://www.history.ac.uk/reviews) >> endobj 14 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 15 0 R >> endobj 15 0 obj << /Length 7823 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?public remembering? that has been tackled by Matthew Neufeld in a monograph that derives from his )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(doctoral thesis. The book scrutinises a variety of sources to discuss the nature of public memory of the civil )] TJ ET BT 34.016 767.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(wars from the Restoration down to the coming of the Hanoverians. These range from ?official? printed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 753.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(histories to the manuscript petitions of disabled royalist soldiers. An important aspect of the book?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 739.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(argument is that this public remembering of the conflict was not concerned with fighting the civil wars anew )] TJ ET BT 34.016 725.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(in different party uniforms, but rather with justifying or undermining the Restoration settlement itself.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(We begin in the 1660s and 1670s with historical discourses published by loyalists like James Howell and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(James Heath, which identified clearly the royalist heroes and puritan villains of recent decades. Neufeld )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(observes that the histories of this time were overwhelmingly royalist, and there was little in the way of an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(alternative vision of the past available ? an exception being the clandestine production of the first part of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(John Rushworth?s )] TJ ET BT 125.348 641.909 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Historical Collections. )] TJ ET BT 237.692 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book then considers the petitions of \(mostly\) royalist maimed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(veterans who requested pensions from the Restoration authorities because they were unable to work or )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(support their families on account of injuries sustained in the king?s service. In their applications these )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(soldiers had to narrate a story of loyalty that met the requirements of the pension scheme erected by the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Cavalier Parliament. As these petitions were considered before county quarter sessions, Neufeld argues that )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(their ?rhetoric of resilient royalism was very much involved in defining publicly the nature of loyalism, and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the identity of the loyal, for the post-Restoration polity? \(p. 73\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(We return to rather more ?traditional? historical discourses in the next two chapters which cover the period )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of the Exclusion Crisis and Charles II?s ?personal rule?, and the post-Revolutionary period down to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(accession of George I, respectively. Neufeld draws attention to the growing use in historical texts of visual )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(imagery to represent the civil wars and Interregnum, such as the arresting image of ?The Commonwealth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ruling with a standing army? from Thomas May?s )] TJ ET BT 277.988 473.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Arbitrary Government)] TJ ET BT 385.640 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( of 1683, which also provides the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(volume?s cover illustration. After the Glorious Revolution, histories of the mid-century crisis are seen to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(have contributed to contemporary discussions about religious toleration. Generally those more inclined to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(support the Revolution downplayed puritan responsibility for the civil wars in their historical treatises. Some )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(commentators increasingly emphasized accident and contingency in causing the wars, and used their )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(historical narratives as a means of building a new consensus around the more inclusive settlement of 1689. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Others supported the Revolutionary settlement by being more openly critical of the Stuarts, as in John )] TJ ET BT 34.016 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Toland?s 1698 work, )] TJ ET BT 138.668 373.301 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(King Charles I. No such Saint, Martyr, or Good Protestant)] TJ ET BT 422.012 373.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. What better way to argue )] TJ ET BT 34.016 359.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(against the return of the dynasty than by showing how innately hostile their DNA was to England?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 344.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(moderate Protestant settlement? Such perspectives in turn produced a reaction in works that re-emphasized )] TJ ET BT 34.016 330.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the guilt of the puritans and Presbyterians in the calamity of the 1640s and 1650s, and lauded their exclusion )] TJ ET BT 34.016 316.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(from the political sphere under the Restoration settlement.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The book?s penultimate chapter considers a complex work of polemical history which is ripe for an in-depth )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(and intertextual analysis, Reverend John Walker?s )] TJ ET BT 279.632 275.765 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(An Attempt towards Recovering an Account of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Numbers and Sufferings of the Clergy of England)] TJ ET BT 271.688 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( \(1714\). A response to Edmund Calamy?s hagiography of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the dissenting clergy ejected in 1662, Walker distributed questionnaires throughout England requesting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(accounts of royalist clerical ejections and sufferings from the 1640s and 1650s. The fascinating collection of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(responses which flowed back to him, now housed in the Bodleian Library, is utilised by Neufeld to excavate )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(some of the ways in which communities remembered the civil wars half a century after the conflict. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Although Walker?s volumes were not as successful as he would have wished, Neufeld observes that High )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Anglican animus to dissent at the opening of the 18th century ?stemmed in part ? from a sense of historic )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(vulnerability that clearly lingered at the parochial level in communicative memories?, which Walker ?aimed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to transpose into a more public memory? \(p. 187\).)] TJ ET BT 34.016 121.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Neufeld?s final chapter turns to the printed texts of sermons preached on 29 May to celebrate the Restoration )] TJ ET BT 34.016 106.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(of monarchy. Many of these, of course, reflected on the historical circumstances of Charles II?s exile and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 92.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(return, and it is suggested that the tone and purpose of these texts shifted over time. Before 1679 they were )] TJ ET BT 34.016 78.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(scripts of thanksgiving for the miraculous restoration of the king, but also exhortations to conform to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 64.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(1662 Act of Uniformity. Between 1680 and 1685, it is argued that the sermons were more polemical in using )] TJ ET BT 34.016 49.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(the historical narrative of deliverance to secure the blessings of 1660 at a time when it seemed they were )] TJ ET endstream endobj 16 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Contents 17 0 R >> endobj 17 0 obj << /Length 7896 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(under threat from political and religious dissidents. The final period down to 1715 is seen as a time when )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(such public commemorations became increasingly enmeshed in contemporary party political debates.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(This is a welcome addition to a burgeoning field of study ? the nature and role of memory in pre-modern )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(cultures ? and it also speaks to a growing interest in the nature of post-war societies and the processes of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(post-conflict reconciliation. The settlements in South Africa and Northern Ireland are obvious contemporary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reference points, while one barometer of academic trends is the Shelby Cullom Davis Center for Historical )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Analysis at Princeton, whose analytical theme for 2014?16 is ?In the aftermath of catastrophe?. For such a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(timely intervention, then, it is strange that the volume should seem as historiographically detached as it does. )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Neufeld mentions in an early footnote how a ?prospectus for work? on the memory of the civil wars was set )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(out by Mark Stoyle, but is not inclined to challenge, endorse or augment Stoyle?s arguments. Similarly, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(although there are references to other historians? treatment of the Restoration and its relationship to the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(recent past, the tendency is to argue past them rather than engage with them directly. The case is made for )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seeing the Restoration not as a ?prisoner? of its public memory, as Jonathan Scott has claimed, but instead to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(see the Restoration moment imprisoning the immediate past in an agreed narrative, yet the point is rather )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(hurriedly made and not developed as fully as one would have hoped. Certainly a more explicit and extended )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(positioning of the text within scholarly debates about Restoration political and religious cultures would have )] TJ ET BT 34.016 556.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(been welcomed and would have helped sharpen and emphasise its central arguments.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The structuring of the text raises issues of methodology and interpretation. The individual chapters are, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(broadly, arranged around different types of source material. While this highlights some impressive work on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(both printed and archival materials, it can cause some rather jarring juxtapositions which detract from the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(homogeneity of the volume and the coherence of its argument. We need a greater sense of how to place the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(petitions of ordinary soldiers alongside John Nalson?s )] TJ ET BT 296.996 473.093 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Impartial Collections)] TJ ET BT 400.004 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(, or how the Walker )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(correspondence sits within the same interpretative frame as, say, Sir Philip Warwick?s )] TJ ET BT 451.940 458.837 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(Memoires)] TJ ET BT 499.928 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(. Rather )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(more attention needed to be given to the generic shifts of the different media under review, and the necessary )] TJ ET BT 34.016 430.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(adjustments which have to be made in our reading and assessments of them. The chapters on soldiers? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 416.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(petitions and the Walker volume struggle to gel satisfyingly with the discussion of highbrow printed )] TJ ET BT 34.016 401.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(histories considered elsewhere. Moreover, at several points it would have been welcome to have had more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 387.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(contextual information on a number of works and their authors; these often fly past rather too quickly.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(The shape of this study is the product of a key methodological decision which has significant implications )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for the picture of ?public remembering? that emerges here. Neufeld has decided to concentrate on the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(production)] TJ ET BT 86.684 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( of )] TJ ET BT 102.680 332.789 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(public)] TJ ET BT 132.680 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( remembering, and this imparts a very particular perspective to Restoration views of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(civil wars. For one thing, it serves to produce a rather Whiggish privileging of the state as the principal )] TJ ET BT 34.016 304.277 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(protagonist in fashioning public memory. There are several potential issues that derive from this, but an )] TJ ET BT 34.016 290.021 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(important one is the tendency to neglect some sophisticated recent scholarship on the variegated, diffuse and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 275.765 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(multifaceted nature of the early modern state, and to collapse different perspectives and interest groups into )] TJ ET BT 34.016 261.509 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(an overly homogeneous and unified ?political nation?, ?regime?, or ?polity?. Across the turbulent five )] TJ ET BT 34.016 247.253 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(decades under review, the state is often reified as a political actor possessing a single voice, while dissenting )] TJ ET BT 34.016 232.997 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(positions are also silently amalgamated into a kind of binary ?other?. This can serve to flatten out the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 218.741 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(complex negotiations of public memory into a set of competing archetypes which operate functionally in )] TJ ET BT 34.016 204.485 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(relationship to a set of \(mysteriously\) consistent ideological positions. One can see this in action in the first )] TJ ET BT 34.016 190.229 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(chapter which refers frequently to the idea of ?sanctioned? histories. The nature of this ?sanctioning?, )] TJ ET BT 34.016 175.973 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(however, who does it, how it operates, what its rules are, is sketchy at best. The underlying assumption )] TJ ET BT 34.016 161.717 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seems to be that if something was published then it had the implicit support of a government which was able )] TJ ET BT 34.016 147.461 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to censor dissenting positions. Although there is an element of truth to this, greater discussion of the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 133.205 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(mechanics of production and publication would have been welcome, while at least some attention to )] TJ ET BT 34.016 118.949 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(reception or voices in other media would have modified the picture of a government able to broadcast a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 104.693 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(consistent and approved ?party line?. While the author avers that questions of reception and diffusion lie )] TJ ET BT 34.016 90.437 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(beyond the purview of the study, this nevertheless produces a view of ?public remembering? that comes )] TJ ET BT 34.016 76.181 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(perilously close to a Manichean world view. Moreover, it is hard to see how such an avowed focus on )] TJ ET BT 34.016 61.925 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(production rather than reception permits conclusions such as the ?reading public would learn the lessons )] TJ ET endstream endobj 18 0 obj << /Type /Page /Parent 3 0 R /Annots [ 20 0 R ] /Contents 19 0 R >> endobj 19 0 obj << /Length 5750 >> stream 0.000 0.000 0.000 rg 0.502 0.502 0.502 RG 0.75 w 0 J [ ] 0 d BT 34.016 796.469 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(these [?sanctioned?] writings offered, and embrace the principles they exemplified? \(p. 25\), without more )] TJ ET BT 34.016 782.213 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(evidence to support such a sweeping claim.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 755.957 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(If this statist perspective produces a too-uniform view of ?official? remembering, it also serves to generate a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 741.701 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(suspiciously standardized vision of alternative positions. This is presented as the amorphous \(and awkward\) )] TJ ET BT 34.016 727.445 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(?puritan impulse?, which is defined early on but not in a manner that allays unease about the concept?s )] TJ ET BT 34.016 713.189 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(ability to carry the heavy interpretative weight required. We are told that it represents a ?strand of piety and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 698.933 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(politics with roots in England?s Reformation?, and the ?consistent and evolving realities of puritan piety and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 684.677 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(political action from the accession of Elizabeth I to the return of Charles II, and the intent of the exclusive )] TJ ET BT 34.016 670.421 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Restoration settlements, which was to remove a political and ecclesiological agenda that was judged capable )] TJ ET BT 34.016 656.165 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(for blowing up the Tudor regime and the Elizabethan Reformation settlement? \(pp. 11?12\). It seems )] TJ ET BT 34.016 641.909 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(questionable whether such an explanation clarifies matters or obfuscates them. Certainly it seems to do some )] TJ ET BT 34.016 627.653 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(violence do the complex picture of puritan politics which has emerged in much recent scholarship, while )] TJ ET BT 34.016 613.397 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(again tending to smooth out the differences and discontinuities in Anglian attitudes. Although scholars need )] TJ ET BT 34.016 599.141 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(to be alive to the kinds of unifying and simplifying caricatures deployed in Restoration polemic, they also )] TJ ET BT 34.016 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(need to be wary of transforming them into categories of academic analysis. What did it )] TJ ET BT 454.604 584.885 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(mean)] TJ ET BT 480.596 584.885 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( to be \(or to be )] TJ ET BT 34.016 570.629 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(seen as\) ?an adherent of the puritan impulse? \(p. 2\), and was that even possible?)] TJ ET BT 34.016 544.373 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Just as this study concentrates largely on the perspectives of ?the regime?, so it is also a problematically )] TJ ET BT 34.016 530.117 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Anglo-centric account. While it is true that calls for a more ?British? perspective in early modern histories )] TJ ET BT 34.016 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(can be rather trite genuflections towards )] TJ ET BT 229.964 515.861 Td /F2 12.0 Tf [(de rigueur)] TJ ET BT 280.292 515.861 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [( historiographical fashions, and while it is equally true )] TJ ET BT 34.016 501.605 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(that scholars can only do so much and that England?s story deserves its star billing, there is nevertheless a )] TJ ET BT 34.016 487.349 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(serious point to be raised in a study of the public remembering of the civil wars that does not have an index )] TJ ET BT 34.016 473.093 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(entry for ?Ireland?. The harrowing memories of 1641, or of Drogheda, surely had their place in the public )] TJ ET BT 34.016 458.837 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(consciousness of the period, while Scotland?s rather cursory treatment in a period that witnessed the Act of )] TJ ET BT 34.016 444.581 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Union also requires rather more justification and discussion than it receives.)] TJ ET BT 34.016 418.325 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Neufeld?s account, then, is not without its problems of interpretation and framing. Yet there is also a good )] TJ ET BT 34.016 404.069 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(deal to commend here. There is an impressive amount of research underpinning the entire study, and the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 389.813 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(author handles some abstruse and dense treatises with admirable concision and clarity. The work in the )] TJ ET BT 34.016 375.557 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(Walker archive is pioneering and has some suggestive ideas about the relationship between ?private? )] TJ ET BT 34.016 361.301 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(correspondence and ?public? print in early modern England. At its core this has an interesting and )] TJ ET BT 34.016 347.045 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(controversial argument about the politics of historical production in Restoration England. The author is )] TJ ET BT 34.016 332.789 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(disarmingly candid about the work that remains to be done on the ?sub-cultures of public and semi-public )] TJ ET BT 34.016 318.533 Td /F1 12.0 Tf [(remembering? \(p. 248\), as well the responses which the works under discussion here elicited. 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