State and Society in Early Modern Europe

Preliminary reading

J. Adamson (ed.), The Princely Courts of Europe 1500-1750 (London, 1999)

S. Amussen, An Ordered Society: Gender and Class in Early Modern England (Oxford, 1988)

Y.-M. Bercé, Revolt and Revolution in Early-Modern Europe: an Essay on the History of Political Violence (Manchester, 1987)

P. Blickle (ed.), Resistance, Representation and Community (Oxford, 1997)

R. Bonney (ed), The Rise of the Fiscal State in Europe c1200-1815 (Oxford, 1999)

M.J. Braddick, State Formation in Early Modern England c. 1550-1700 (Cambridge, 2000)

P. Burke, The Fabrication of Louis XIV (New Haven and London, 1992)

P. Collinson, The Birthpangs of Protestant England: Religious and Cultural Change in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Basingstoke, 1988)

R. Duplessis, Transitions to Capitalism in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge, 1997)

C.R. Friedrichs, The Early Modern City, 1450–1750 (London, 1995)

J. Glete, War and the State in Early Modern Europe: Spain, the Dutch Republic and Sweden as Fiscal-Military States, 1500-1660 (London, 2002)

S. Hindle, The State and Social Change in Early Modern England, 1550-1640 (Basingstoke, 2000)

R. Po-Chia Hsia, Social Discipline in the Reformation (London, 1989)

R. Jütte, Poverty and Deviance in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge, 1994)

B.J. Kaplan, Divided by Faith: Religious Conflict and the Practice of Toleration in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge, MA and London, 2007)

S. Kettering, Patrons, Brokers and Clients in Seventeenth-Century France (New York, 1986)

A. Padoa-Schioppa (ed.), Legislation and Justice (Oxford, 1997)

W. Reinhard (ed.), Power Elites and State Building (Oxford, 1996)

T. Robisheaux, Rural Society and the Search for Order in Early Modern Germany (Cambridge, 1989)

C. Rogers (ed.), The Military Revolution Debate. Readings on the Military Transformation of Early Modern Europe (Boulder and Oxford, 1995)

L. Roper, The Holy Household. Women and Morals in Reformation Augsburg (Oxford, 1989)

J.R. Ruff, Violence in Early Modern Europe 1500-1800 (Cambridge, 2001)


T. Scott, ed., The Peasantries of Europe from the Fourteenth to the Eighteenth Centuries (London, 1998)

K. Sharpe, Selling the Tudor Monarchy: Authority and Image in Sixteenth-Century England (New Haven and London, 2009)

D.R. Starkey (ed.), The English Court from the Wars of the Roses to the Civil War (London, 1987)

G.R. Strauss, Law, Resistance and the State. The Opposition to Roman Law in Reformation Germany (Princeton, 1986)

F. Tallett, D.J.B. Trim (eds), European Warfare, 1350-1750 (Cambridge, 2010)

M. Wiesner, Women and Gender in early modern Europe (Cambridge, 1993)

A. Wood, Riot, Rebellion and Popular Politics in Early Modern England (Basingstoke, 2002)

H. Zmora, Monarchy, Aristocracy, and the State in Europe, 1300-1800 (London, 2001)