British Social History 1603-1660: Reading list for Semester 2, 2000

Reading list

This is a (far from exhaustive) list of the main works on this period.

The thematic bibliography attempts to provide a rough guide to the subject areas covered by each book. It is rather long, but then at least you cannot say that 'I couldn't get any books'... Since there are a large number of references for each topic, works of particular importance are in bold italic. Vital works are also underlined.

The following books are recommended as basic textbooks for this part of the course.: The textbooks are not always included in the thematic bibliography but should always be consulted. Also get used to consulting documents, where possible.

This is an exhausting (but far from exhaustive) list of the main works on this period. Although a selection of  articles are included: those wishing to find out the literally hundreds more should browse, first, in recent volumes of the following journals: The Historical Journal; Past and Present: Journal of British Studies; English Historical Review; Historical Research, Economic History Review, Social History, Continuity and Change.  Other books or articles will be recommended in lectures. You should remember, too, that many journals (including Historical Journal and Continuity and Change) are now also provided by the Robinson library in electronic form, enabling you to read onscreen or print out articles published recently, and in some cases since the journal's beginnings.

This is the URL for Electronic journals:

This is the URL for the Riot and Rebellion Home page, which you can also access via the History department home page: This will contain links to both primary documents, useful websites and other links.

You are also advised to browse in the appropriate sections of the Robinson Library. I have put in some Shelf marks to make this a simple task. Also remember that the History department has a small but useful seminar library.

Textbooks or recommended as good introductions..

Wrightson, K. (1982 ). English Society, 1580-1680. BUY.

Clay, C. (1984 ). Economic Expansion and social change: England 1500-1700 .

Coward, B. (1988 ). Social change and Continuity in Early Modern England 1550-1750 .

Mendelson, S. H. and Crawford, P. (1997), Women in early modern England.

Sharpe, J. (1987 ). Early Modern England: A Social History, 1550-1750.

Slack, P. (1988 ). Poverty and policy in Tudor and Stuart England .

Wrightson, K. (2000), Earthly necessities. Economic lives in early modern Britain


Reading list

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Allen, R. C. (1992). Enclosure and the Yeoman. The Agriculture Development of the South Midlands, 1450-1850. Clarendon.

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Appleby, A. (1978 ). Famine in Tudor and Stuart England .

Appleby, J. (1978 ). Economic thought and ideology in seventeenth-century England .

Appleby, A. (1979 ). Grain prices and subistence crises in England and France, 1590-1740. Journal of Economic History , ,

Archer, I. W. (1993). Rebellion and Riot in England, c. 1350-1650. MacMillan.

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Beier, A. L. (1989). Poverty and Progress in Early Modern England. In A. L. Beier, D. Cannadine, & J. Rosenheim (Ed.), The First Modern Society: Essays in English History (pp. 201-40). Cambridge: C.U.P. 942-FIR.

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Bradley, L. (1979). The Plague reconsidered. Important collection of essays. 942.05-PLA./Med. 614.49-PLA.

Brenner, R. (1993). Merchants and Revolution. Commercial Change, Political Conflict and London Overseas Traders, 1550-1653. C.U.P.

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Davis, J. C. (1992). Religion and the struggle for freedom in the English Revolution. Historical Journal , 35(3 ), 507-30 .

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Durston, C. (1985 Dec ). The Puritan War on Christmas. History Today , ,

Durston, C. (1988 ). "Unhallowed wedlocks" the regulation of marriage in during the English Revolution. Historical Journal , 31

Durston, C. (1989 ). The Family in the English Revolution .

Durston, C. (1992). 'For the Better Humiliation of the People': Public Days of Fasting and Thanksgiving during the English Revolution. The Seventeenth Century, VII(2), 129-49. North. Univ. Lib.

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Eales, J., (1996) Women in early modern England 1500-1700

Earle, P. (1989a). The female labour market in the late seventeenth century in London. EcHR , ,

Erickson, A. L. (1990). Common law versus common practice: the use of marriage settlements in early modern England. Economic History Review, 43(1), 21-39.

Erickson, A. (1993). Women and Property in Early Modern England. Routledge.

Everitt, A. (1966a.). The Community of Kent and the Great Rebellion .

Everitt, A. (1966b). Social mobility in early modern England. Past and Present, ,

Everitt, A. (1967 ). Farm labourers. In J. Thirsk (Ed.), The Agrarian History of England and Wales, vol IV, 1500-1640

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Fisher, F. J. (1948). The development of London as a centre of conspicuous consumption. Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, , in E M Carus-Wilson, Essays in Economic History 2 .

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Fletcher, A. (1986 ). Reform in the Provinces . [941 06-FLE c.1-2 ]

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Fox, A. (2000), Oral and literate Culture in England, 1500-1700

Friedman, J. (1992). The battle of the frogs and Fairford's flies: miracles and popular journalism during the English Revolution. Sixteenth Century Journal, XXIII(3), 419-42.

Freist, D., (1997), Governed by opinion. Politics, religion and the dynamics of communication in Stuart London, 1637-1645.

Frost, P. (1981 ). Yeoman and metalsmiths, livestock in the dual economy in south Staffordshire, 1560-1720. Agricultural History Review, ,

Frye, S., and Robertson, K., (1999) Maids and Mistresses, Cousins and Queens. Women's alliances in early modern England

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Gillis, J. (1985 ). For better, for worse . [301 42-GIL c.1 ].

Gibson, M. (2000). Early modern Witches. Witchcraft cases in contemporary writing

Glennie, P. (1988). Continuity and change in Hertfordshire agriculture, 1550-1700. Agricultural History Review , , Parts I and II.

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Gowing, L. (1993). 'Gender and the Language of Insult in Early Modern London.' History Workshop 35: 1-21.

Gowing, L. (1996) Domestic Dangers. Women, words and Sex in Early Modern England. ROBINSON GENERAL 301.4109421 GOW

Gowing, L. (1997) Secret births and infanticide in seventeenth-century England Past and Present

Graham, E., Ed. (1989). Her Own Life. Autobiographical Writings by Seventeenth-Century Englishwomen.

Grassby, R. (1970b). The personal wealth of the business community in Seventeenth-century England. EcHR , 23 ,

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