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    DescriptionAn examination of the reputation of the principal Roundheads (Cromwell, Ludlow, Hampden and others) and how over the past 350 years each generation has projected its own concerns on the most traumatic event in English history. Worden discusses several works including Ludlow's "Memoirs", (the account of the Revolution which was only exposed as a forgery 300 years after its publication) and Thomas Carlyle's "Letters and Speeches of Oliver Cromwell", showing how the fighting has intellectually never really stopped.


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    Title
    Roundhead Reputations
    Subtitle
    The English Civil War and the Passions of Posterity
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Blair Worden
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 400
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 198 mm
    Thickness: 17 mm
    Weight: 261 g
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780141006949
    ISBN 10: 0141006943
    Classifications

    BIC subject category V2: HBLH
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.2
    BIC E4L: HIS
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD1
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DBKE
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000, HIS037020
    DC21: 942.062
    LC subject heading:
    Edition
    New edition
    Edition statement
    New edition
    Illustrations note
    b&w engravings, index
    Publisher
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Penguin Books Ltd
    Publication date
    25 July 2002
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Blair Worden is Professor of History at the University of Sussex and regularly reviews for the Sunday Telegraph, The Times Literary Supplement and elsewhere.
    Table of contents
    Edmund Ludlow - the Civil Wars and after; Ludlow the puritan; Ludlow the whig; Ludlow's editor; Algernon Sidney the republican; Sidney the whig; the patriots; Oliver Cromwell - from villain to hero; Victorian Cromwell; Carlyle's Cromwell; the Cromwell statue; the levellers and the left; epilogue.