From Revisionist to Royalist History; or, Was Charles I the First Whig Historian

  title={From Revisionist to Royalist History; or, Was Charles I the First Whig Historian},
  author={Peter G. Lake},
  journal={Huntington Library Quarterly},
  pages={657 - 681}
  • P. Lake
  • Published 24 February 2016
  • History, Art
  • Huntington Library Quarterly
This essay is intended, in large part, as an homage to Kevin Sharpe and Mark Kishlansky. It locates their work within the course of Revisionist and post-Revisionist scholarship since the 1970s. In so doing, it highlights and comments upon the consequences of the inversionary impulse at the heart of the Revisionist project. What started out as aggressive Revisionism had, by the late 1990s or early 2000s, produced a decidedly Royalist interpretation, recapitulating many of the central features of… 
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