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  2. Bibliography 5 items
    1. The politics of the people in eighteenth-century Britain - Dickinson, H. T. 1995

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    2. A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Britain - H.T. Dickinson 2002

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

    3. Scottish society 1707-1830: beyond Jacobitism, towards industrialisation - Whatley, Christopher A. 2000

      Book Suggested for Student Purchase

  3. 2. The British political system, 1688-1802 30 items
    1. Wars and revolutions: Britain 1760-1815 - Christie, Ian R. July 1982

      Book Recommended

    2. The Principles and Practice of Eighteenth-Century Party - Review by: Linda Colley , Mark Goldie 1979

      Article Recommended

    3. The eighteenth-century debate on the Glorious Revolution - Dickinson, HT 1976

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    4. Court and country IN: Liberty and property: political ideology in eighteenth-century Britain - H. T. Dickinson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    5. A companion to eighteenth-century Britain - H. T. Dickinson, Historical Association (Great Britain) 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read 'The British Constitution'

    6. Realities of representation: state building in the early modern Europe and European America - Jansson, Maija 2007 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read pp. 19-44, H. T. Dickinson, 'The representation of the people in eighteenth century Britain'

    7. The transformation of political culture: England and Germany in the late eighteenth century - Hellmuth, Eckhart, German Historical Institute in London 1990

      Book Recommended

    8. The British State - Hellmuth Eckhart

      Chapter Recommended

    9. A land of liberty?: England 1689-1727 - Julian Hoppit 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Essential Chapters 2 and 14.

    10. Parliaments, nations and identities in Britain and Ireland, 1660-1850 - Julian Hoppit, ebrary, Inc 2003 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    11. The Glorious revolution in Britain, 1688-1714 - F. O'Gorman

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    12. English society in the eighteenth century - Porter, Roy 1990

      Book Recommended chapters 2 & 3

    13. Women and the Glorious Revolution - Lois G. Schwoerer 1986

      Article Recommended

    14. Chapter 1 The Constitution, IN: Stability and strife: England 1714-1760 - W. A. Speck

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

  4. 3. Popular causes between the Glorious Revolution and the accession of George III 23 items
    1. Britons: forging the nation, 1707-1837 - Colley, Linda 2009

      Book Recommended Print and electronic versions available.

    2. Popular Politics in the Age of Walpole - H. T. Dickinson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    3. Britain in the first age of party, 1680-1750: essays presented to Geoffrey Holmes - Clyve Jones, Geoffrey S. Holmes 1986 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read Dickinson, 'The Precursors of Political Radicalism in Augustan Britain'

    4. Riot, risings, and revolution: governance and violence in eighteenth-century England - Gilmour, Ian Hedworth John Little 1993

      Book Recommended Chapters 3, 4, 5 & 14

    5. A land of liberty?: England 1689-1727 - Hoppit, Julian 2000 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    6. A polite and commercial people: England, 1727-1783 - Paul Langford 1990

      Book Recommended pp. 44-49

    7. Riot and Popular Jacobitism in Early Hanoverian England - N. Rogers

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    8. The Urban Opposition to Whig Oligarchy 1720-1760 - N. Rogers

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available on module HISU9F6

    9. Stability and strife: England, 1714-1760 - Speck, W. A. 1977

      Book Recommended

    10. The Jacobite movement - Daniel Szechi

      Chapter Recommended

  5. 4. Popular causes between the accession of George III and the peace of Amiens 49 items
    1. Britain and the American Revolution - H. T. Dickinson 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 5 : The British public and the American Revolution : ideology, interest and opinion

    2. Parliamentary reform 1640-1832 - Cannon, John Ashton 1973

      Book Recommended

    3. The devil on two sticks: Francophobia in 1803 - Stella Cottrell

      Chapter Recommended Vol. 1, pages 259 -273

    4. The Friends of peace - J. E. Cookson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    5. Popular loyalism in Britain in the 1970's - H T Dickinson

      Chapter Recommended

    6. Radicals and Reformers in the Age of Wilkes and Wyvill - H. T. Dickinson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    7. Britain and the French Revolution - Clive Emsley 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended 3. POLITICS : Radicals and repression

    8. Scottish popular politics: from radicalism to labour - Fraser, W. Hamish 2000

      Book Recommended Chapter 1

    9. Riot, risings, and revolution: governance and violence in eighteenth-century England - Gilmour, Ian Hedworth John Little 1993

      Book Recommended Chapter 15

    10. Britain and revolutionary France: conflict, subversion and propaganda - Jones, Colin 1983

      Book Recommended Essay by Robert Hole

    11. The Paine Burnings of 1792-1793 - F. O'Gorman 01/11/2006

      Article Recommended

    12. English Loyalism Revisited - F. O'Gorman

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    13. The Rights of Man - Thomas Paine 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    14. The French Revolution and British popular politics - Philp, Mark 1991

      Book Recommended David Eastwood's chapter is particularly useful for this seminar.

    15. Wilkes and liberty: a social study of 1763 to 1774 - Rudé, George F. E. 1962

      Book Recommended

    16. The political works of Thomas Spence - Dickinson, H. T. 1982

      Book Recommended

    17. The London “Crimp” Riots of 1794 - J. Stevenson 18/12/2008

      Article Recommended

    18. Food Riots in England, 1792-1818 - J. Stevenson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    19. The making of the English working class - 1924-1993 Thompson, E. P. (Edward Palmer), Michael Kenny 2013

      Book Recommended

    20. Mary Wollstonecraft: a revolutionary life - Todd, Janet M. 2000

      Book Recommended

  6. 5. The rise of the press 33 items
    1. Politics and the press, c.1780-1850 - Aspinall, A. 1949

      Book Recommended

    2. Newspapers and English society 1695-1855 - Hannah Barker 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 2 : The growth of newspapers

    3. Prints - David Bindman

      Chapter Recommended

    4. Commercialization and Politics - J. Brewer

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    5. Publishing - John Brewer, Iain McCalum

      Chapter Recommended

    6. A nice line in satire - H T Dickinson 4 December 1981

      Article Recommended On microfilm in Level 1 Store. Please ask at Lending Services.

    7. The age of caricature: satirical prints in the reign of George III - Donald, Diana, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art 1996

      Book Recommended

    8. John Kay of Edinburgh: barber, miniaturist and social commentator, 1742-1826 - Evans, Hilary, Evans, Mary, Kay, John 1973

      Book Recommended

    9. Napoleon and the invasion of Britain - Franklin, Alexandra, Philp, Mark, Navickas, Katrina, Bodleian Library 2003

      Book Recommended

    10. Pictorial propaganda, 1793 -1815 - M D George 1946

      Article Recommended

    11. Politics and the rise of the press: Britain and France, 1620-1800 - Harris, Bob 1996

      Book Recommended Print and electronic versions available.

    12. Print culture - Bob Harris

      Chapter Recommended

    13. Consumers and Spectators: The Public of the Political Print in Eighteenth Century England - Nicholson, E 1996

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    14. The caricatures of George Cruikshank - Cruikshank, George, Wardroper, John 1977

      Book 

  7. 6. Local politics 38 items
    1. Commercialization and Politics - J. Brewer

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    2. The Mitchell election division, 24 March 1755 - Linda Colley 1976

      Article Recommended

    3. The British Isles and the War of American Independence - Stephen Conway 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. The impact of English towns 1700-1800 - Corfield, P. J. 1982

      Book Recommended

    5. The politics of the people in eighteenth-century Britain - Dickinson, H. T. 1995

      Book Recommended chapters 1-3

    6. London and the American Revolution - P. Langford

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    7. Manchester and the American Revolution - Marshall, P 1979

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    8. Rebel Cities: Paris, London and New York in the age of revolution - Michael Rapport 2017

      Book Recommended Especially the chapters on London.

    9. Moderates, managers and popular politics in mid eighteenth-century Edinburgh - R. B. Sher

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    10. Patronage and politics in Scotland, 1707-1832 - Sunter, Ronald M. 1986

      Book Recommended

    11. The English town, 1680-1840: government, society and culture - Sweet, Rosemary 1999

      Book Recommended Especially Chapters 4 & 5. Print and ebook versions available.

    12. The sense of the people: politics, culture and imperialism in England, 1715-1785 - Wilson, Kathleen 1998

      Book Recommended Chapters 1, 7 and 8

  8. 7. Religion and popular politics 30 items
    1. The Covenanting Tradition and Scottish Radicalism in the 1790s - J. Brims

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    2. The British Isles and the War of American Independence - Stephen Conway 2002 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 7

    3. Methodism and politics in British society 1750-1850 - David Hempton (2010.) (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    4. British counter-revolutionary popular propaganda in the 1790s - R. Hole

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    5. Introduction: the church and anglicanism in the long eighteenth century, IN: The Church of England, c.1689-c.1833 - J. Walsh, C. Haydon, S. Taylor

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    6. The crisis of the old order in England, 1790-1800, IN: Religion and society in England, 1790-1850 - W. R. Ward

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    7. Religion - R. K. Webb

      Chapter Recommended

    8. The sense of the people: politics, culture and imperialism in England, 1715-1785 - Wilson, Kathleen 1998

      Book Recommended especially pp.357-375

  9. 8. Women in politics 32 items
    1. Gender in eighteenth-century England: roles, representations and responsibilities - Hannah Barker, Elaine Chalus 2014 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Chapter 7: 'That epidemical Madness ': women and electoral politics in the late eighteenth century, and Chapter 8 : A politician's politician : Georgiana, Duchess of Deveonshire and the Whig Party.

    2. Britons: forging the nation, 1707-1837 - Colley, Linda 2009

      Book Recommended

    3. Jenny rules the roost: women and electroral politics 1832-68, IN: Women in British politics, 1760-1860 - M. Craigoe

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6 NB The Craigoe essay is helpful, but refers to the nineteenth century!

    4. Georgiana: Duchess of Devonshire - Foreman, Amanda 1998

      Book Recommended

    5. Women in British politics, 1760-1860: the power of the petticoat - Gleadle, Kathryn, Richardson, Sarah 2000

      Book Recommended See chapter by Elaine Chalus. Chapter by Matthew Craigoe has been digitised. -

    6. Gender and power in Britain, 1640-1990 - Susan Kent, ebrary, Inc 1999 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    7. Women at the Polls in the Seventeenth Century - Vivienne Lamirnie 12.02.2013

      Webpage Recommended Note that this concerns the *seventeenth* century. But it's very illuminating context for the eighteenth century.

    8. Sacred to female patriotism: gender, class, and politics in late Georgian Britain - Judith S. Lewis 2013 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read: LEWIS, J. S. : The political agronomy of the nation

    9. Women against slavery: the British campaigns, 1780-1870 - Midgley, Clare 1992

      Book Recommended Print and electronic versions available.

    10. Gender in English society, 1650-1850: the emergence of separate spheres? - Robert B. Shoemaker 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended Read 'Religion and politics'

    11. The London “Crimp” Riots of 1794 - J. Stevenson 18/12/2008

      Article Recommended

    12. Mary Wollstonecraft: a revolutionary life - Todd, Janet M. 2000

      Book Recommended

    13. The Enlightenment Debate on Women - Sylvana Tomaselli 1985

      Article Recommended

    14. Women, privilege, and power: British politics, 1750 to the present - Amanda Vickery, ebrary, Inc 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book Recommended

    15. Gender, power, and the Unitarians in England, 1760-1860 - Watts, Ruth 1998

      Book Recommended Print and electronic versions available.

  10. 9. Riots and the politics of the poor 27 items
    1. COMMENT MORALS, MARKETS AND THE ENGLISH CROWD IN 1766 - Andrew Charlesworth, Adrian J. Randall 1987

      Article Recommended

    2. The Porteous Riots, 1736 - Dickinson, H TLogue, Kenneth Apr 1, 1972

      Article Recommended

    3. Politics of the crowd, IN: The politics of the people in eighteenth-century Britain - H. T. Dickinson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    4. Patterns of protest - W H Fraser

      Chapter Recommended

    5. Conflict and class: Scottish workers 1700-1838 - Fraser, W. Hamish 1988

      Book Recommended

    6. Riot, risings, and revolution: governance and violence in eighteenth-century England - Gilmour, Ian Hedworth John Little 1993

      Book Recommended Chapters 6-12 & 16

    7. Popular disturbances in Scotland, 1780-1815 - Logue, Kenneth J. 1979

      Book Recommended

    8. Crowd and People in the Gordon Riots - Nicholas Rogers

      Chapter Recommended

    9. Crime and Punishment - J. A. Sharpe

      Chapter Recommended

    10. Food Riots in England, 1792-1818 - J. Stevenson

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    11. Whigs and hunters: the origin of the Black Act - E. P. Thompson, Great Britain 1975

      Book Recommended

  11. 10. Political crimes and punishments: the treason and sedition trials of the 1790s 25 items
    1. Crime and the courts in England, 1660-1800 - J. M. Beattie, American Council of Learned Societies 1986 (electronic resource)

      Book Optional

    2. Muir of Huntershill - Christina Bewley 1981

      Book Recommended

    3. British radicalism and the French Revolution 1789-1815 - H. T. Dickinson 1985

      Book Essential Especially chapters 1-3.

    4. The Dundas despotism - Michael Fry 1992

      Book Optional Chapter 5.

    5. ‘Thomas Fyshe Palmer, a political exile, 1793’ - Marjory Masson 1915-1916

      Article Optional

    6. Scotland and the French Revolution - Henry W. Meikle 1912

      Book Recommended Chapters 6 and 7.

    7. Scotland and the French revolution - Henry W. Meikle 1969

      Book Recommended Chapters 6 and 7.

    8. Oxford DNB

      Website Essential Essays on Daniel Isaac Eaton, Charles Pigott, Thomas Paine, Thomas Hardy, John Horne Tooke, John Thelwall, Thomas Holcroft, Jeremiah Joyce, Thomas Fysshe Palmer, Thomas Muir, John Reeves, William Skirving, Joseph Gerrald, Maurice Margarot, Robert Watt, George Mealmaker, Thomas Spence, and others (judges, and prosecuting and defending counsel, as well as defendants)

    9. The politics of regicide in England, 1760-1850: troublesome subjects - Steve Poole 2000

      Book Recommended Especially chapter 4.

    10. Chapter 1 Sedition and treason, 1792-1820, IN: Revolutionary Britannia?: reflections on the threat of revolution in Britain, 1789-1848 - E. Royle

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    11. Hunting the Jacobin Fox - E. P. Thompson 1994

      Article Recommended

    12. Insurrection: the British experience 1795-1803 - Roger Wells 1986

      Book Optional Chapters 6-7.

  12. 11. A stable political system? 16 items
    1. 'Conservation and stability in British society' - Ian R. Christie

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    2. Riot, risings, and revolution: governance and violence in eighteenth-century England - Gilmour, Ian Hedworth John Little 1993

      Book Recommended chapters 17-19

    3. This happy constitution, IN: A polite and commercial people: England 1727-1783 - P. Langford

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    4. The French Revolution and British popular politics - Mark Philp 1991

      Book Essential Especially the chapters by Christie and Wells.

    5. Chapter 1 Sedition and treason, 1792-1820, IN: Revolutionary Britannia? Reflections on the threat of revolution in Britain, 1789-1848 - E. Royle

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    6. The making of the English working class - Thompson, E. P. 1980

      Book Recommended

    7. The making of the English working class - 1924-1993 Thompson, E. P. (Edward Palmer), Michael Kenny 2013

      Book Recommended

    8. The Revolt of the South-West 1790-1801 - Wells, R 1994

      Article Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    9. Conclusion: the politics of insurrection: IN Insurrection: The British Experience 1795-1803 - R. Wells

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

    10. How tame were the Scottish lowlanders during the eighteenth century? - C. Whatley

      Chapter Recommended Digitised under the CLA Digitisation Licence therefore only available to students on module HISU9F6

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