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Militant Masculinity and the Monuments of Westminster Abbey

Sherlock, Peter (2011) Militant Masculinity and the Monuments of Westminster Abbey. In: Governing Masculinities in the Early Modern Period: Regulating Selves and Others. Women and Gender in the Early Modern World . Ashgate, Farnham, Surrey, pp. 131-152,. ISBN 9781409432388

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    Abstract

    This chapter demonstrates that in the early seventeenth-century militarism emerged as a new theme in the monuments of Westminster Abbey, drawing on earlier medieval valorisation of war but now inflected with Protestant nationalism. Masculinity as it was represented in commemorative objects became strongly associated with militant force, emphasising the role of war and conquest in early modern government.

    Item Type: Book Chapters
    Repository Version: Published Version
    Keywords (separated by commas): gender, England, war, history, memory, Protestantism
    Fields of Research: 21 History and Archaeology > 2103 Historical Studies > 210305 British History
    Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 95 Cultural Understanding > 9505 Understanding Past Societies > 950504 Understanding Europe's Past
    Type of Activity: Pure Basic Research
    Subject Area(s): A - Humanities, general
    Association with University of Divinity: Other UFT: United Faculty of Theology
    Depositing User: Dr Peter Sherlock
    Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2012 12:01
    Last Modified: 16 Feb 2012 12:01
    URI: http://repository.divinity.edu.au/id/eprint/940

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