Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England


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Funeral monuments are fascinating and diverse cultural relics that continue to captivate visitors to English churches, yet we still know relatively little about the messages they attempt to convey across the centuries. This book is a study of the material culture of memory in sixteenth and seventeenth-century England. By interpreting the images and inscriptions on monuments to the dead, it explores how early modern people wanted to be remembered - their social vision, cultural ideals, religious beliefs and political values. ...

Monuments and Memory in Early Modern England 2008, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754660934