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  1. Introduction to Early Modern English Society, Religion and Politics 13 items
    1. The following are very helpful general reading on early modern English society:

    2. The Stuart age: England, 1603-1714 - Barry Coward 2003

      Book  Previous editions also available in the Forum Library.

    3. A monarchy transformed: Britain, 1603-1714 - Mark A. Kishlansky 1997

      Book 

    4. Early modern England: a social history, 1550-1760 - J. A. Sharpe 1997

      Book 

    5. English society, 1580-1680 - Keith Wrightson 1993 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    6. Specifically on women and gender:

    7. Women in early modern England, 1500-1700 - Jacqueline Eales 1998

      Book 

    8. Women in England, 1500-1760: a social history - Anne Laurence 1994

      Book 

    9. Women in early modern England, 1550-1720 - Sara Heller Mendelson, Patricia Crawford 1998 (electronic resource)

      Book 

  2. Religious Dissent: Protestant Sects 13 items
    Secondary Reading
    1. Secondary literature:

    2. At least one of:

    3. Sources:

  3. Academic Skills Development Workshop: Reading Critically 1 item
  4. Religious Dissent: Non-Christian Faiths and Atheism 8 items
    1. Key secondary readings for the seminar:

    2. Suggested further reading:

    3. Islam in Britain, 1558-1685 - N. I. Matar 1998

      Book  Read Introduction and any chapters.

  5. Political Dissent 7 items
    Ketts Rebellion, Western Rebellion, Geography of Riots, Food Riots.
    1. Suggested further secondary reading:

    2. Suggested primary sources:

    3. Renaissance woman: a sourcebook : constructions of femininity in England - Kate Aughterson 1995

      Book  Selection of (short) writings by John Knox, John Aylmer, John Leslie, Thomas Smith, James I and Robert Pricke

  6. Social Deviance: Criminals 13 items
    1. Suggested secondary reading:

    2. Suggested sources:

    3. Old Bailey Online - The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913

      Website  Ordinary's Accounts and Trial Reports (search for specific crimes).

  7. Social Deviance: Witches 5 items
    1. These are the secondary readings for the seminar:

  8. Sexual Deviance 21 items
    Suggested reading:
    1. On prostitution:

    2. On illicit sexual behaviour:

    3. On 'Unnatural' Acts: 

    4. Chapter 3 - 'Between Men' [in] Sex Before Sexuality - Kim M. Phillips, Barry Reay 2011

      Chapter 

    5. The first half of the seminar will focus on 'unnatural acts'. Please read:

    6. Sexual perversions, 1670-1890 - Julie Peakman 2009 (electronic resource)

      Book  Read Introduction.

    7. and EITHER

    8. OR

  9. Bodily Deviance: Race 5 items
    1. Essential reading for the seminar:

    2. AND at least one of the following two chapters:

  10. Bodily Deviance 16 items
    Suggested secondary reading:
    1. Gender and the body:

    2. Ideals: 

    3. Monstrous bodies:

    4. Age: 

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