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  1. Online Resources: 7 items
    1. Historical Texts

      Webpage Recommended Eighteenth Century Collections Online (ECCO)

    2. Gale Databases

      Webpage Recommended 17-18th Century Burney Collection of Newspapers and The Times Digital Archive

  2. Blogs to Follow: 5 items
    1. Blog posts can provide a useful easy to read introduction to a topic, but aim to use only those written by recognised historians (most but not all will include some short references at the end) but if you are not sure please ask for guidance.  Meanwhile you could try exploring these …

    2. Joanne Begiato Muses on History

      Website Recommended Joanne is a historian of masculinities, families, marriage and parenting in Britain from the 17th to 19th centuries. Her blog covers everything from marriage breakdown and the history of emotions, to weeping sailors and masculinity. The blog is no longer active but it is well worth reading the posts that exist.

    3. The History of Love | The Trials & Tribulations of English Romance, 1660-1837

      Website Recommended Emily is an academic but also a popular history author whose posts on courtship, marriage and romance are both informative and enjoyable.

    4. Early Modern Medicine: A Blog About Bodies and Medicine c.1500-1780

      Website Recommended Jennifer is an academic historian who writes a blog that covers a great variety of topics on bodies, medicine and gender history in an engaging and informative way.

    5. NOTCHES - (Re)marks on the History of Sexuality

      Website Recommended is a multi-authored blog about about sex and sexualities in the past and in the present. It is written by both academics and other contributors, who discuss the history of sexuality in its broadest sense: the way it is connected to the history of gender, society, politics, economies, and cultures, and the way it informs current issues. You will need to search for posts that cover topics in our period, but you may find others useful for thinking about issues on how to approach histories of sexuality.

  3. Core Reading: 37 items
    1. The Big Picture and Stories of Change: 17 items
      1. Gender Relations in Early Modern England - Laura Gowing 2012

        Book Recommended

      2. Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, c.1660-c.1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012

        Book Further

      3. Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012 (electronic book)

        Book Further

      4. English Sexualities, 1700-1800 - Tim Hitchcock 1997

        Book Recommended

      5. Women in England, 1500-1760: A Social History - Anne Laurence 1994

        Book Recommended

      6. Women in Early Modern England, 1550-1720 - Sara Heller Mendelson, Patricia Crawford 1998

        Book Recommended

      7. The Family, Sex and Marriage in England, 1500-1800 - Lawrence Stone 1977 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

    2. Useful Edited Collections: 6 items
      1. The Family in Early Modern England - Helen Berry, Elizabeth Foyster 2007 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      2. Women's History: Britain, 1700-1850 - Hannah Barker, Elaine Chalus 2005

        Book Recommended

      3. Women's History: Britain, 1700-1850: An Introduction - Hannah Barker, Elaine Chalus 2005 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      4. English Masculinities, 1660-1800 - Tim Hitchcock, Michele Cohen 1999

        Book Recommended

      5. Love, Sex, Intimacy and Friendship Between Men, 1550-1800 - Katherine O'Donnell, Michael O'Rourke 2007

        Book Recommended

    3. Useful Collections of Primary Sources: 8 items
      1. Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: A Sourcebook - Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing 2013

        Book Recommended

      2. Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England - Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing 2000 (electronic book)

        Book Recommended

      3. Gender Relations in Early Modern England - Laura Gowing 2012

        Book Recommended

      4. Eighteenth Century Women: An Anthology - Bridget Hill 1993

        Book Recommended

    4. Fiction: 6 items
      1. Evelina - Fanny Burney, Kristina Straub 1997

        Book Recommended

      2. Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure - John Cleland 1964

        Book Recommended

      3. Moll Flanders - Daniel Defoe, G. A. Starr, Linda Bree 2011

        Book Recommended

      4. The History of Miss Betsy Thoughtless - Eliza Haywood, Christine Blough 1998

        Book Recommended

      5. Pamela, Or, Virtue Rewarded - Samuel Richardson, Albert J. Rivero 2011

        Book Recommended

  4. TERM ONE 330 items
    1. 1. Introduction: Identity, Continuity and Change in Gender History 16 items
      1. Please choose a text from at least two different sections to read and comment on in class.

      2. Short Introductions to Gender History: 2 items
      3. Change Over Time: 7 items
        1. Introduction of English Masculinities, 1660-1800 - Tim Hitchcock, Michele Cohen 1999

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500-1800 - Anthony Fletcher 1995

          Book Recommended Introduction and Ch. 20 ‘Gender, Patriarchy and Early Modern Society’, pp. 401-413

        3. Women in England, 1500-1760: A Social History - Anne Laurence 1994

          Book Recommended ‘Introduction’ and Ch. 18 ‘Women in 1500 and 1760’

        4. Introduction of Gender and Change: Agency, Chronology and Periodisation - Alexandra Shepard, Garthine Walker 2009

          Chapter Recommended

      4. Gender Roles and Identities: 6 items
        1. Introduction of Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, c.1660-c.1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012

          Chapter Recommended esp. sections 1-V & VII

        2. Introduction of Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, c.1660-c.1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012 (electronic book)

          Chapter Recommended esp. sections 1-V & VII

        3. Manhood in Early Modern England: Honour, Sex, and Marriage - Elizabeth A Foyster 1999

          Book Recommended Ch. 1 ‘Discovering Manhood’ and the conclusion

        4. Mediating Identities in Eighteenth-Century England - Anja Müller 2011

          Book Recommended Read the ‘Introduction’ for an overview of theoretical approaches OR for a quick review of the book read Gillian Williamson’s, ‘Review Essay’ (see below)

    2. 2. Femininity and the Ideal Woman 31 items
      1. Core Reading: 6 items
        1. Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500-1800 - Anthony Fletcher 1995

          Book Essential Compare Ch. 4 ‘The Weaker Vessel’(C17th), pp. 60-82 with Ch. 19 'The Construction of Femininity' (C18th), pp. 376-400

        2. Words, Honour and Reputation? - Laura Gowing 1996

          Chapter Essential Especially the section on ‘whoredom’

        3. Words, Honour and Reputation? - Laura Gowing 1996

          Chapter Essential Especially the section on ‘whoredom’

        4. "Ideals of Femininity" in Women of Quality: Accepting and Contesting Ideals of Femininity in England, 1690-1760 - Ingrid H. Tague 2002

          Chapter Essential Also read the introduction if you have time

      2. Primary Sources: 7 items
        1. Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity - Vivien Jones 1990 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended pp. 17-56

        2. See especially extracts from George Savile, The Lady's New Year's Gift: or Advice to a Daughter (1688) and John Gregory, A Father's Legacy to his Daughters (London, 1774).

           

          Also available online:

        3. The Lady's New-Years Gift, Or, Advice to a Daughter - George Savile 1688 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        4. A Father's Legacy to His Daughters - John Gregory 1808 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

        5. The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth Century Woman: A Reader - N. H. Keeble 1994

          Book Recommended see Chs. 6 & 7 on ‘Vices’ and ‘Virtues’

        6. Ideas of Female Perfection - Bridget Hill 1993

          Chapter Recommended

      3. Further Reading: 18 items
        1. Chapter 1 of Gender and Space in Early Modern England - Amanda Flather 2007

          Chapter Further If you have time, compare with chapter 2

        2. On Sensibility: 3 items
          1. Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century - John Mullan 1988

            Book Further On sensibility and constructions of femininity

          2. Sensibility: An Introduction - Janet Todd 1986

            Book Further

        3. On Satire: 2 items
        4. In Print: 8 items
          1. Changing Images of Woman in Late Eighteenth-Century England: The Lady's Magazine, 1780-1810 - S. M. Bennett 1981

            Article Further Not available from RHUL library

          2. "Women in Eighteenth-Century Fiction" in Mary Wollstonecraft Journal - Mitzi Myers 1974

            Article Further Not available from RHUL library

    3. 3. Masculinity and the Ideal Man 38 items
      1. Core Reading: 6 items
        1. Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500-1800 - Anthony Fletcher 1995

          Book Essential Chs. 6 & 7 on ‘Honour’ and 16 on ‘The Construction of Masculinity’.

      2. Primary Sources 7 items
        1. Chapter 3 of Making Men: The Formation of Elite Male Identities in England, c.1660-1900 - Mark Rothery, Henry French 2012

          Chapter Recommended See the section on ‘The View from the European Tour’, pp. 93-102

        2. Search The Gentleman's Magazine and newspapers for gentleman, honour, and duelling.

      3. Further Reading 25 items
        1. Men and the Emergence of Polite Society: 1660-1800 - Philip Carter 2001

          Book Further Esp. Ch. 2 ‘Men and the Rise of Politeness’ & Ch.3 ‘The Manliness of Feeling’

        2. Manhood in Early Modern England: Honour, Sex, and Marriage - Elizabeth A. Foyster 1999

          Book Further Esp.. Ch. 2 Constructing Manhood and Ch 3. Asserting Manhood.

        3. Anxious Masculinity in Early Modern England - Mark Breitenberg 1996

          Book Further

        4. Anxious Masculinity in Early Modern England - Mark Breitenberg 1996 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        5. English Masculinities, 1660-1800 - Tim Hitchcock, Michele Cohen 1999

          Book Further

        6. Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, c.1660-c.1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012

          Book Further

        7. Man's Estate: Landed Gentry Masculinities, 1660-1900 - Henry French, Mark Rothery 2012 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        8. Honour and Duelling 8 items
          1. Dangerous Friends: The Second and the Later English Duel - Steve Banks 2009

            Article Further Available online via Senate House

          2. The Profligate Son: Or, a True Story of Family Conflict, Fashionable Vice, and Financial Ruin in Regency Britain - Nicola Phillips 2013 (electronic book)

            Book Further Esp. Ch. 4 ‘An Officer and a Gentleman’

    4. 4. Making Marriage: Love, Money and Politics 47 items
      1. Core Reading 8 items
        1. Chapter 3 of English Sexualities, 1700-1800 - Tim Hitchcock 1997

          Chapter Essential

      2. Primary Sources 7 items
        1. Chapter 6 of Women's Worlds in Seventeenth-Century England: A Sourcebook - Patricia Crawford, Laura Gowing 2013

          Chapter Recommended

        2. Eighteenth Century Women: An Anthology - Bridget Hill 1993

          Book Recommended pp.67-88 on ‘approaching marriage’

        3. If you have time, look at some of the accounts in Lawrence Stone's Uncertain Unions:

        4. Pamela, Or, Virtue Rewarded - Samuel Richardson, Albert J. Rivero 2011

          Book Recommended

        5. Evelina - Fanny Burney, Kristina Straub 1997

          Book Recommended

      3. Further Reading 32 items
        1. The State, Courts and the Law 8 items
          1. Church Courts, Sex, and Marriage in England, 1570-1640 - Martin Ingram 1987

            Book Further Read Part 1 sections 1 & 4 and Part 2 sections 6 & 7

          2. Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570–1640 - Martin Ingram 1988 (electronic book)

            Book Further Read Part 1 sections 1 & 4 and Part 2 sections 6 & 7

          3. Clandestine Marriage in England, 1500-1850 - R. B. Outhwaite 1995

            Book Further

        2. Courtship, Choice & Contracts 18 items
          1. Courtship and Marriage 1500–1750 - Martin Ingram 2013

            Chapter Further

          2. Clandestine Marriage in England, 1500-1850 - R. B. Outhwaite 1995

            Book Further

          3. For critiques of Stone see Thompson and MacFarlane:

          4. In the Family Way: Childbearing in the British Aristocracy, 1760-1860 - Judith Schneid Lewis 1986

            Book Further see early chapters on love

          5. For Better, for Worse: British Marriages, 1600 to the Present - John R. Gillis 1985

            Book Further see chapter on early modern courtship

        3. Love and Sensibility 6 items
          1. Sentiment and Sociability: The Language of Feeling in the Eighteenth Century - John Mullan 1988

            Book Further Examination of the sentimental novel

          2. Ev'ry Woman is at Heart a Rake - Patricia Meyer Spacks 1974

            Article Further

          3. The Courtship Novel, 1740-1820: A Feminized Genre - Katherine Sobba Green 1991

            Book Further

    5. 5. Marriage, Family & Household: Roles, Relationships and Responsibilities 46 items
      1. Core Reading 13 items
        1. Unquiet Lives: Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660-1800 - Joanne Bailey 2003

          Book Essential Chs 4-6 on ‘marital roles in the household’, ‘contributions and possessions within marriage’ and ‘the marital power balance’.

        2. Unquiet Lives: Marriage and Marriage Breakdown in England, 1660-1800 - Joanne Bailey 2003 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Chs 4-6 on ‘marital roles in the household’, ‘contributions and possessions within marriage’ and ‘the marital power balance’.

        3. Love, Intimacy and Power: Marriage and Patriarchy in Scotland, 1650-1850 - Katie Barclay 2014

          Book Essential Chs 4-6 on the ‘Construction’, ‘Negotiation’ and ‘Ambiguities’ of patriarchy.

        4. The Family in Early Modern England - Helen Berry, Elizabeth A. Foyster 2007

          Book Essential Introduction and Ch 9, Joanne Bailey, "Reassessing parenting in Eighteenth-century England"

        5. The Family in Early Modern England - Helen Berry, Elizabeth Foyster 2007 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Introduction and Ch 9, Joanne Bailey, "Reassessing parenting in Eighteenth-century England"

        6. OR:

      2. Primary Sources 3 items
        1. Of Domesticall Duties: Eight Treatises - William Gouge 1634

          Webpage Recommended Sets out the respective duties of all family members

      3. Further Reading 30 items
        1. Parents of Poor Children in England 1580-1800 - Patricia Crawford 2010

          Book Further

        2. Women, Marriage and the Family - Tanya Evans 2005

          Chapter Further

        3. Gender, Sex, and Subordination in England, 1500-1800 - Anthony Fletcher 1995

          Book Further Ch. 8 ‘Husbands and Wives’, Ch. 9 ‘Living Together’ & Ch. 11 ‘Household Order’.

        4. The argument is expanded in her book:

        5. Her argument is criticised by Mendelson:

    6. 6. READING WEEK 1 item
      1. READING WEEK

    7. 7. Age, Identity and the Trials of Youth 38 items
      1. Core Reading 16 items
        1. Boys Will Be Boys? Manhood and Aggression, 1660-1800 - Elizabeth Foyster 1999

          Chapter Essential

        2. AND:

        3. AND/OR:

        4. The Middling Sort: Commerce, Gender, and the Family in England, 1680-1780 - Margaret R. Hunt 1996

          Book Essential Compare Ch. 2 ‘A Generation of Vipers’ on boys with Ch. 3 ‘To Read, Knit and Spin’ on girls.

        5. The Middling Sort: Commerce, Gender, and the Family in England, 1680-1780 - Margaret R. Hunt 1996 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Compare Ch. 2 ‘A Generation of Vipers’ on boys with Ch. 3 ‘To Read, Knit and Spin’ on girls

        6. Youthful Excess and Fraternal Bonding - Alexandra Shepard 2003

          Chapter Essential

      2. Primary Sources 5 items
        1. Commentaries on the Laws of England Volume I - William Blackstone 1765

          Webpage Recommended Ch. 16: ‘Of Parent and Child’.

        2. Chapter 2 of Making Men: The Formation of Elite Male Identities in England, c.1660-1900 - Mark Rothery, Henry French 2012

          Chapter Recommended ‘University’ esp. sections on ‘Moral, Physical and Financial Hazards’, ‘Parental Advice’, and ‘Misbehaviour and Deviancy’.

      3. Further Reading 17 items
        1. Adolescence 7 items
          1. Adolescence and Youth in Early Modern England - Ilana Krausman Ben-Amos 1994

            Book Further

        2. Youth and Delinquency 10 items
          1. Chapter 6 - Peter King 2000

            Chapter Further ‘Offenders: Property Crime and Life Cycle-Change’, pp. 167-217 compares male and female offending.

          2. Chapter 6 of Crime, Justice, and Discretion in England, 1740-1820 - Peter King 2000 (electronic book)

            Chapter Further ‘Offenders: Property Crime and Life Cycle-Change’, pp. 167-217 compares male and female offending.

          3. "The Idea of Juvenile Crime in 19th Century England" in History Today - Heather Shore 2000

            Article Further Available online via Senate House

    8. 8. An Uncertain Position: Women and the Law 27 items
      1. Core Reading 7 items
        1. Coverture and Capitalism - Amy Louise Erickson 2006

          Article Essential

        2. Women in Business, 1700-1850 - Nicola Phillips 2006

          Book Essential See chapters 2, 3, 4

      2. Primary Sources 6 items
        1. Eighteenth Century Women: An Anthology - Bridget Hill 1993

          Book Recommended pp.107-122. The section on women and the law provides an easy introduction to the topic & some primary source material

        2. Commentaries on the Laws of England Volume I - William Blackstone 1765

          Webpage Recommended Ch 15: ‘Of Husband and Wife’.

      3. Further Reading 8 items
        1. Women and Property in Early Modern England - Amy Louise Erickson 1993

          Book Further

        2. The Legal Status of the English Women in Early Eighteenth-Century Common Law and Equity - Janelle Greenberg 1975

          Article Further Not available from RHUL library

        3. Pin Money - Susan Staves 1985

          Article Further

        4. Separate Maintenance Contracts - Susan Staves 1987

          Article Further Not available from RHUL library

        5. Money for Honour: Damages for Criminal Conversation - Susan Staves 1982

          Article Further Not available from RHUL library

      4. Marriage Settlements 6 items
    9. 9. Breaking Marriage: Adultery, Separation and Divorce 36 items
      1. Core Reading 12 items
        1. Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857 - Lawrence Stone 1993

          Book Essential Read Part I ‘Introduction’ and a case study from Part II

        2. Broken Lives: Separation and Divorce in England, 1660-1857 - Lawrence Stone 1993 (electronic book)

          Book Essential Read Part I ‘Introduction’ and a case study from Part II

        3. Fashioning Adultery: Gender, Sex and Civility in England, 1660-1740 - David M. Turner 2002

          Book Essential All of this is useful, but esp. Ch. 6 on sex, proof and suspicion in the Church Courts and & Ch. 7 on ‘Criminal Conversation’

        4. Fashioning Adultery: Gender, Sex, and Civility in England, 1660-1740 - David M. Turner 2002 (electronic book)

          Book Essential All of this is useful, but esp. Ch. 6 on sex, proof and suspicion in the Church Courts and & Ch. 7 on ‘Criminal Conversation’

      2. Primary Sources 1 item
        1. See Moodle for links and suggestions

      3. Further Reading 23 items
        1. Separation and Divorce 13 items
          1. Road to Divorce: England, 1530-1987 - Lawrence Stone 1990

            Book Further

          2. OR:

          3. Untying the knot: a short history of divorce - Roderick Phillips 1991

            Book Further Esp. chapter 4

          4. Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570–1640 - Martin Ingram 1988 (electronic book)

            Book Further Part 2

        2. Marital Breakdown and Violence 10 items
          1. Marital Violence: An English Family History, 1660-1875 - Elizabeth A. Foyster 2005 (electronic book)

            Book Further

          2. "Money, Sex and Murder in Eighteenth-Century England" in Revisioning the British Empire in the Eighteenth Century - Lawrence Stone 1998

            Chapter Further Originally published in Ian Duffy, ed. "Women and Society in the Eighteenth Century" (1983)

    10. 10. The Body and Sexuality: Science, Sin and Revolution 44 items
      1. Core Reading 10 items
        1. OR:

        2. Orgasm, Generation, and the Politics of Reproductive Biology - Thomas Laqueur 1986

          Article Essential Versions available in 'The Making of the Modern Body,' ed. by Catherine Gallagher and T. Laqueur (London: University of California Press, 1987) and in 'Gender and History in Western Europe,' ed. by Shoemaker and Vincent pp. 111-148

      2. Primary Sources 5 items
        1. Eighteenth Century Women: An Anthology - Bridget Hill 1993

          Book Recommended pp.25-43. On Chastity

        2. Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity - Vivien Jones 1990

          Book Recommended On Sexuality

        3. Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity - Vivien Jones 1990 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended On Sexuality

        4. The Cultural Identity of Seventeenth Century Woman: A Reader - N. H. Keeble 1994

          Book Recommended On 'Body' and 'Sexuality'

        5. Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure - John Cleland 1964

          Book Recommended

      3. Further Reading 29 items
        1. Sexual Knowledge and Images of Biological Difference 24 items
          1. Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England - Julie Peakman 2012

            Book Further See esp. Ch. 3 ‘Bodily Fluids’, Ch. 4 ‘Erotica and Science’ and the Conclusion.

          2. Mighty Lewd Books: The Development of Pornography in Eighteenth-Century England - Julie Peakman 2003 (electronic book)

            Book Further See esp. Ch. 3 ‘Bodily Fluids’, Ch. 4 ‘Erotica and Science’ and the Conclusion.

          3. Medical Debates on Women's Nature in England Around 1700 - Estelle Cohen 1986

            Article Further Not available from RHUL library

          4. Sexual Underworlds of the Enlightenment - G. S. Rousseau, Roy Porter 1987

            Book Further

          5. Sexuality in Eighteenth-Century Britain - Paul-Gabriel Boucé 1982

            Book Further

          6. Sexual Freedom in Restoration Literature - Warren L. Chernaik 2008

            Book Further

          7. Sexual Freedom in Restoration Literature - Warren Chernaik 1995 (electronic book)

            Book Further

        2. Overviews 5 items
          1. Sexuality and the Body - Karen Harvey 2005

            Chapter Further

          2. Sexuality and the Body - Karen Harvey 2005

            Chapter Further

          3. The Family, Sex and Marriage in England, 1500-1800 - Lawrence Stone 1990

            Book Further See chapters 10, 11, 12

          4. The Family, Sex and Marriage in England, 1500-1800 - Lawrence Stone 1977 (electronic book)

            Book Further See chapters 10, 11, 12

    11. 11. Planning and Recording Podcasts 6 items
      1. Before the class please listen to this podcast and be critical. Please listen for at least 1' 56". Be honest in your criticism.

        • Did you like it?
        • Did your concentration wander?
        • What was the story about?
        • When would you have listened to it?
        • Where would you listened to it?
        • Why would you have listened to it?
        • What did you learn? (if anything)

      2. Now listen to this podcast and answer the same questions as above. Only adding this question … Who was the podcast about?

      3. Finally spend two or three minutes watching one of these podcasts – "Know your story" is a good one:

  5. TERM TWO 331 items
    1. 1. Homosexuality, Lesbianism and Cross-Dressing 43 items
      1. Core Reading 9 items
      2. Primary Sources 8 items
        1. The Female Husband - Henry Fielding 1746

          Webpage Recommended

        2. I Know My Own Heart: The Diaries of Anne Lister, 1791-1840 - Anne Lister, Helena Whitbread 1992

          Book Recommended

        3. Search for newspaper articles and other primary sources about the Ladies of Llangollen, Eleanor Butler (1739-1829) and Sarah Ponsonby (1755-1831); Or Charlotte Charke (1713-60) actress, playwright, novelist and transvestite.

        4. For primary sources on homosexuality, start your search on Rictor Norton's website:

        5. Old Bailey Online - The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 - Central Criminal Court

          Website Recommended Search trials for ‘sodomy’ and ‘assault with sodomitical intent’, keyword search ‘molly/mollies/molly house’

        6. Similar keyword searches on Connected Histories, ECCO and newspaper databases would also prove useful.

      3. Further Reading: Lesbianism 11 items
        1. The Feminist History Reader - Sue Morgan 2006

          Book Further Part III, articles: Martha Vicinus, ‘Lesbian History: All Theory and No Facts or All Facts and No Theory’; and Sheila Jeffreys, ‘Does It Matter if They Did It?’

      4. Further Reading: Homosexuality 15 items
        1. Love, Sex, Intimacy and Friendship Between Men, 1550-1800 - Katherine O'Donnell, Michael O'Rourke 2007

          Book Further

        2. Journal of Homosexuality 1988

          Journal Further Available as print journal from Senate House

        3. Offences Against Oneself: Paederasty - Jeremy Bentham, L. Crompton 1978

          Article Further

    2. 2. The Harlot's Handbook: Prostitution, Desire and Disease 35 items
      1. Core Reading 7 items
        1. Chapter 7 of English Sexualities, 1700-1800 - Tim Hitchcock 1997

          Chapter Essential

      2. Primary Sources 8 items
        1. Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity - Vivien Jones 1990

          Book Recommended Ch.2: ‘Sexuality’ read the short introduction and extracts from primary sources about prostitution (docs. 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.9).

        2. Women in the Eighteenth Century: Constructions of Femininity - Vivien Jones 1990 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended Ch.2: ‘Sexuality’ read the short introduction and extracts from primary sources about prostitution (docs. 2.2, 2.3, 2.5, 2.9).

        3. Fanny Hill: Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure - John Cleland 1964

          Book Recommended

        4. For links between crime and prostitution:

        5. Old Bailey Online - The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, 1674-1913 - Central Criminal Court

          Website Recommended Use key words e.g. whore, strumpet as well as prostitute, but see also prosecutions for keeping a brothel.

      3. Further Reading 20 items
        1. Prostitution and Eighteenth-Century Culture: Sex, Commerce and Morality - Ann Marie Lewis, Markman Ellis 2012 (electronic book)

          Book Further

        2. Sex in Georgian England - A.D. Harvey 2002

          Book Further

        3. The Body of the Prostitute: Medieval to Modern - Kathryn Norberg 2013

          Chapter Further

        4. Memoirs of Women of Pleasure: The Whore Biography - Julie Peakman 2004

          Article Further For further research see her 'Whore Biographies 1700-1825,' Vol. 1-8, (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2007).

    3. 3. Consuming Passions: Sex, Shopping and Fashion 32 items
      1. Core Reading 10 items
        1. Women, Consumption and Taste - Helen Berry 2005

          Chapter Essential

        2. OR:

        3. Gender and material culture in Britain since 1600 2016

          Book Essential ‘Introduction’ and Ch. 3, Susan Vincent, ‘Men’s Hair and Managing Appearances in the Long Eighteenth Century’

      2. Primary Sources 3 items
        1. The Fable of the Bees: Or, Private Vices, Publick Benefits. - Bernard Mandeville 1714 (electronic book)

          Book Recommended

      3. Further Reading 19 items
        1. Women and Material Culture, 1660-1830 - Jennie Batchelor 2007

          Book Further

        2. Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain - Maxine Berg 2005

          Book Further See chapters 1, 6, 7

        3. Luxury and Pleasure in Eighteenth-Century Britain - Maxine Berg 2005 (electronic book)

          Book Further See chapters 1, 6, 7

        4. Consumers and Luxury: Consumer Culture in Europe 1650-1850 - Maxine Berg, Helen Clifford 1999

          Book Further

        5. Luxury in the Eighteenth Century: Debates, Desires and Delectable Goods - Maxine Berg, Elizabeth Eger 2007

          Book Further Esp. chapters 1 and 2

        6. Luxury in the Eighteenth Century: Debates, Desires and Delectable Goods - Maxine Berg, Elizabeth Eger 2003 (electronic book)

          Book Further Esp. chapters 1 and 2

        7. Consuming Subjects: Women, Shopping, and Business in the Eighteenth Century - Elizabeth Kowaleski-Wallace 1997

          Book Further Parts 1 and 2

        8. Consumption and the World of Goods - John Brewer, Roy Porter 1993

          Book Further Esp. Chapters by Styles, de Vries, & Weatherill.

        9. Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain, 1660-1760 - Lorna Weatherill 1996

          Book Further Esp. chapters 2, 7, 8

        10. Consumer Behaviour and Material Culture in Britain, 1660-1760 - Lorna Weatherill 1996 (electronic book)

          Book Further Esp. chapters 2, 7, 8

    4. 4. On the Town: Sociability, Space and the Pursuit of Pleasure 31 items
      1. Core Reading 9 items
      2. Primary Sources 5 items
        1. Evelina - Fanny Burney, Kristina Straub 1997

          Book Recommended

        2. The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling - Henry Fielding, Fredson Bowers 1974

          Book Recommended See Book XIII, Ch. VII ‘Containing the whole humours of a masquerade’

        3. Internet Library of Early Journals

          Webpage Recommended Search for Ranelagh, Vauxhall and masquerade in 'The Gentleman's Magazine'

      3. Further Reading 17 items
        1. Pleasure in the Eighteenth Century - Roy Porter, Marie Mulvey Roberts 1996

          Book Further Esp. chapter on 'Homosociality and the Club'

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