This volume examines the practice of memory in early modern Europe, showing that this was already a multimedia affair with many political uses, and affecting people at all levels of society; many pre-modern memory practices persist until today.
‘’This is […] a valuable contribution to the genre of memory studies’’. Brian G. H. Ditcham, University of Gillingham. In: Sixteenth Century Journal, Vol. 45, No. 3, 2014, p. 752.
Erika Kuijpers is a postdoctoral researcher at Leiden University. She has published widely on the history of migration, literacy, and personal memories of the Dutch Revolt. Judith Pollmann is professor of early modern Dutch history at Leiden University. She is the director of the NWO VICI project Tales of the Revolt. Memory, oblivion and identity in the Low Countries, 1566-1700. Johannes Müller is a PhD candidate at the Institute for History at Leiden University, where he is currently completing a dissertation on the memory cultures of Dutch exile networks in early modern Europe. Jasper van der Steen is a PhD candidate at Leiden University’s Institute for History. He is currently completing his dissertation on memory politics after the Revolt of the Netherlands.