Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2015

242 Pages | 2 Illustrations, black & white

5.5 x 8.5 inches

ISBN: 9780719097546

Bookseller Code (06)

Images of Oliver Cromwell

Essays for and by Roger Howell, Jr

edited by R. C. Richardson

Published by Manchester University Press

  • Makes a very welcome return into print after being extremely scarce and expensive for a long time
  • Offers an effective overview of Cromwell's changing reputation, with its eclipses and high points, from the seventeenth century to modern times
  • Dwells on Cromwell's singular legacy in Ireland in the light of his military campaigns there and the memory of the bloody events at Drogheda and Wexford
  • Moves outside the United Kingdom in providing a stocktaking of why and how Cromwell has been remembered and considered relevant in America

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