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Further Reading

Anderson, B., Imagined Communities: Reflections on the Origin and Spread of Nationalism, new edn (London: Verso, 2006).
Brayshay, M., ‘Royal post-horse routes in England and Wales: The evolution of the network in the later-sixteenth and early-seventeenth century’, Journal of Historical Geography, 17 (1991).
Bailey, J., ‘Waits, musicians, bearwards and players: The inter-urban road travel and performances of itinerant entertainers in sixteenth and seventeenth century England’, Journal of Historical Geography, 31 (2005).
Colley, L., Britons: Forging the Nation 1707–1837 (New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1992).
Collinson, P., Elizabethan Essays (London: Hambledon, 1994).
Fox, A., Oral and Literate Culture in England, 1500–1700 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2000).
Helgerson, R., Forms of Nationhood: The Elizabethan Writing of England (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1992).
Keenan, S., Travelling Players in Shakespeare's England (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2002).
Lake, P. and Pincus, S., ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere in Early Modern England’, Journal of British Studies, 45 (2006).
McMillin, S. and MacLean, S.-B., The Queen's Men and Their Plays (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).
McRae, A., Literature and Domestic Travel in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2009).
Peacey, J., Print and Public Politics in the English Revolution (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2013).
Seton-Watson, H., Nations and States: An Enquiry into the Origins of Nations and the Politics of Nationalism (London: Methuen, 1977).
Shrank, C., Writing the Nation in Reformation England, 1530–1580 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004).
Vallance, E., ‘Loyal or rebellious? Protestant associations in England, 1584–1696’, Seventeenth Century, 17 (2002).
Watt, J., ‘“Common weal” and commonwealth”: England's monarchical republic in the making, c. 1450–1530’, in Gamberini, A, Zorzi, A. and Genet, J.-.P. (eds.), The Languages of Political Society (Rome: Viella, 2011).
Watt, T., Cheap Print and Popular Piety, 1550–1640 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1991).
Withington, P., Society in Early Modern England: The Vernacular Origins of Some Powerful Ideas (Cambridge: Polity, 2010).
Woolf, D., The Social Circulation of the Past: English Historical Culture, 1500–1730 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003).
Burke, P., A Social History of Knowledge from Gutenberg to Diderot (Cambridge: Polity, 2000).
Cassedy, J. H., Demography in Early America: Beginnings of the Statistical Mind, 1600–1800 (Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1969).
Coleman, O., ‘What figures? Some thoughts on the use of information by medieval governments’, in Coleman, D and John, A. H. (eds.), Trade, Government, and Economy in Pre-Industrial England (London: Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 1976).
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Griffiths, P., ‘Inhabitants’, in Rawcliffe, C and Wilson, R (eds.), Norwich since 1500 (London: Hambledon, 2004).
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McCormick, T., Wiliam Petty and the Ambitions of Political Arithmetic (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009).
McRae, A., God Speed the Plough: The Representation of Rural England, 1500–1660 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1996).
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Rusnock, A. A., Vital Accounts: Quantifying Health and Population in Eighteenth-Century England and France (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002).
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Slack, P., ‘Government and information in seventeenth-century England’, P&P, 184 (2004).
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Sharpe, P., Population and Society in an East Devon Parish: Reproducing Colyton, 1540–1840 (Exeter: University of Exeter Press, 2002).
Stephens, I., ‘The courtship and singlehood of Elizabeth Isham, 1630–1634’, HJ, 51 (2008).
Bailey, J., ‘“I Dye [sic] by inches”: Locating wife beating in the concept of privatization of marriage and violence in eighteenth-century England’, SH, 31 (2006).
Bailey, J., Unquiet Lives: Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660–1800 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2003).
Barclay, K., ‘Negotiating patriarchy: The marriage of Anna Potts and Sir Archibald Grant of Monymusk, 1731–1744’, Journal of Scottish Historical Studies, 28 (2008).
Barker, H., ‘Soul, purse and family: Middling and lower-class masculinity in eighteenth-century Manchester’, SH, 33 (2008).
Foyster, E. A., ‘At the limits of liberty: Married women and confinement in eighteenth-century England’, C&C, 17 (2002).
Bailey, J., Marital Violence and English Family History, 1660–1857 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005).
Gowing, L., “‘The manner of submission”: Gender and demeanour in seventeenth century London’, Cultural and Social History, 10 (2013).
Hunt, M. R., ‘Wives and marital “rights” in the Court of the Exchequer in the early eighteenth century’, in Griffiths, P. and Jenner, M. (eds.), Londonopolis: Essays in the Cultural and Social History of Early Modern London (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2000).
Hurl-Eamon, J., ‘Domestic violence prosecuted: Women binding over their husbands for assault at Westminster quarter session, 1685–1720’, JFH, 26 (2001).
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Perry, R., Novel Relations: The Transformation of Kinship in English Literature and Culture, 1748–1818 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004).
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French, H. and Rothery, M., ‘“Upon your entry into the world”: Masculine values and the threshold of adulthood among landed elites in England 1680–1800’, SH, 33 (2008).
Harris, A., Siblinghood and Social Relations in Georgian England: Share and Share Alike (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2012).
Bailey, J., ‘That fierce edge: Sibling conflict and politics in Georgian England’, JFH, 37 (2012).
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Ben-Amos, I. K., The Culture of Giving: Informal Support and Gift-Exchange in Early Modern England (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).
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Bailey, J., ‘“The old woman's wish”: Widows by the family fire? Widows’ old age provisions in rural England, 1500–1700’, Pergamon, 7 (2002).
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Bailey, J., Family and Friends in Eighteenth-Century England: Household, Kinship and Patronage (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001).
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Erikson, A. L., ‘Married women's occupations in eighteenth-century London’, C&C, 23 (2008).
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