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'World of the Tavern' Resources

Compiled by Beat Kümin; cf. the dedicated page on Library Resources for History.

I. Printed primary sources

II. Secondary literature in English

III. Literature in French, German and Italian
(suitable e.g. for use in long essays)

[See also digital e-resources]

 Alewife misericord from Ludlow (Shropshire)

This 15th misericord from the parish church of St Laurence at Ludlow (in Shropshire/England) shows demons throwing a dishonest alewife into hell [Photo: BK]


* = useful introductions; + = available from module tutor


I. Sources


a) general

Dedicated collection of (translated) primary sources supporting the whole module:

Thomas Brennan (general editor), Public Drinking in the Early Modern World 1500-1800: Voices from the Tavern (4 vols, London: Pickering & Chatto, 2011)

Volume 1: France, ed. T. Brennan
Volumes 2-3: The Holy Roman Empire , eds B. Kümin and B. Ann Tlusty
Volume 4: America, eds D. Hancock and M. McDonald

Johnson, W. B., ‘Some sources of inn history’, in: Amateur Historian 6 (1/1963), 18-21 [Arts Periodicals]

NB also: possibility to search primary sources of many English archives (by date and/or keywords) online at:; early modern printed books published in England (Early English Books Online) and - selectively - in Europe (Early European Books Online: full text of early modern holdings of the Royal Library, Copenhagen and other Continental repositories)

b) legal

Acts of the Privy Council of England 1542-1631 (numerous vols)

Essex Archives Online - SEAX: includes Quarter Session Rolls 1625-50 and many other documents

Hitchcock Tim; Shoemaker, Robert (Directors), 'The Proceedings of the Old Bailey London 1674 to 1834' [online searchable database of cases]

Lock, R. (ed.), The Court Rolls of Walsham le Willows, 1303-1350 [and] 1351-99, Suffolk Records Society vols 41 and 45 (2 vols, Woodbridge, 1998/2002) [full, translated edition of a set of manor court recors; incl. fines for breaking assize of ale etc.]

Victuallers' Licences: Records for Family and Local Historians, ed. J. Gibson and J. Hunter (2nd edn, Birmingham: Federation of Family History Societies, 1997) [ref KN 186.4.G4]

Warwick County Records [DA 670.81.W2] (incl. quarter sessions, hearth tax etc)


c) ecclesiastical

Drake, Jack Howard (ed.), Oxford Church Courts: Depositions 1592-96, vol. 5 (Oxford, 1998)

The English sermon: an anthology, ed. Martin Seymour-Smith et al. (3 vols, Cheadle, Cheshire: Carcanet Press, 1976) [BV 4241.S3]


Kaisersberg, Johann Geiler von, ‘Gluttony and drunkenness: A sermon on Sebastian Brant's “Ship of Fools” (1498)’, in: Manifestations of Discontent in Germany on the Eve of the Reformation, ed. Gerald Strauss (Bloomington, 1971), 211-215


Luther, Martin, 'Sermon on Soberness and Moderation against Gluttony and Drunkenness, I Pet. 4:7-11, May 18, 1539', in: J. W. Doberstein (ed.), Luther's Works, vol. 51: Sermons I (Philadelphia, 1959), 291-9 [BR ]


Selected Continental Sermons (examples in UL include: Bernard of Clairvaux, Master Eckhart, Martin Luther etc)


d) travel reports, diaries and literary sources


Byng, John, The Torrington Diaries, Containing the Tours Through England and Wales of the Hon. John Byng Between the Years 1781 and 1794, ed. C. Bruyn Andrews (2 vols, London, 1970) [see also online version in 'Travel Writing' on 'A Vision of Britain]


Casanova, Giacomo, Histoire de ma vie (Paris, 1986) [D 285.8.C3]


Coxe, William, Travels in Switzerland and in the Country of the Grisons: in a Series of Letters to William Melmoth (3 vols, London, 1789 ff) [2nd edn 1791 in UL special collection: DQ.22.C6] [online edition at ECCO]


Dangerfield, Thomas, Dangerfield's memoires, digested into adventures, receits, and expences by his own hand (London, 1685) [EEBO]


'The Diary Junction' - website with information on and links to online editions of numerous pre-modern diaries (Montaigne, Pepys, Wallington etc)


Earle,John, The Character of a Tavern, with a brief Draught of a Drawer (London, 1675) [EEBO]


Erasmus, Desiderius, ‘Diversoria’, in his Colloquies, trans. and annotated by Craig R. Thompson, Collected works of Erasmus vol. 40 (Toronto, 1997) [PA 8502.E6]


Evelyn, John, The Character of England (London, 1659) [EEBO]


Fiennes, Celia, The Journeys of Celia Fiennes, ed. Christopher Morris (2nd edn, London: Cresset, 1949) [DA 652.F4]
[See also the electronic edition of her 1702 travel memoirs 'Through England on a Side Saddle in the Time of William and Mary', ed. E. W. Griffiths (London, 1888) on the website 'Vision of Britain']


Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von, Italian Journey, ed. Thomas P. Saine and Jeffrey L. Sammons, Goethe's collected works 6 (New York: Suhrkamp, 1989) [PT 2026.A1]

The Grand Tour, documents and artworks associated with the history of travel c. 1550-1850


Hooke, Robert, The diary of Robert Hooke, M.A., M.D., F.R.S., 1672-1680: transcribed from the original in the possession of the Corporation of the city of London (Guildhall library), ed. Henry W. Robinson and Walter Adams (London, 1935) [Q 143.H6; pp. 263-70 contains a list of London public houses visited by the author; brief excerpts]

, M. (ed.), Medieval Towns: A Reader (Toronto, 2006), no. 79: ‘Wives at the Tavern’


Montaigne, Michel de, The complete essays, trans. and ed. M. A. Screech, Penguin Classics (London, 1995) [PQ 1642.E5] [ECCO]


Moritz, Carl P., Journeys of a German in England in 1782, trans. and ed. by Reginald Nettel (London, 1965; orig. German edn 1785) [see also online version in 'Travel Writing' on 'A Vision of Britain]


Moryson, Fynes, An itinerary .. containing His Ten Yeeres Travell Throvgh The Twelve Domjnions of Germany, Bohmerland, Sweitzerland .., England etc. (London, 1617) [Modern edition: New York, 1967; D 915.M6] (7D)


Pepys, Samuel, The diary: a new and complete transcription, eds R. Latham and W. Matthews (11 vols, London, 1970-83) [PR 3618.P2]


Prescott, Henry, The Diary of Henry Prescott, Ll.B., Deputy Registrar of Chester Diocese, ed. John Addy [1689-1711] (3 vols, Manchester, 1987-97) [DA 670.43.A1] [countless references to visits of public houses; cf. ‘Index of Inns’ in vol. 3]


Schellinks,William, The Journal of William Schellinks’ Travels in England1661-63, trans. and ed. Maurice Exwood and H. L. Lehmann (London, 1993)


Smollett, Tobias G., The Life and Adventures of Sir Launcelot Greaves, ed. David Evans (Oxford, 1973; original edn 1762) [ECCO]


Taylor, John, Works of John Taylor the water-poet comprised in the folio edition of 1630, 4 parts [and] Works of John Taylor the water poet not included in the folio volume of 1630, Collections 1-5 (Facsimile reprints of 1st edns of 1869-76, New York: Burt Franklin, 1967-) [PR 2380.A2] [includes travel reports, tavern directories, writings on drink etc]


'Travel Writing': an electronic collection of reports by travellers through England provided by 'A Vision of Britain', including works by James Boswell, John Byng, Daniel Defoe, Celia Fiennes, Karl Moritz, Samuel Johnson and others


Turner, Thomas, The Diary of Thomas Turner 1754-1765, ed. David Vaisey (Oxford, 1984)


e) material / local



Lane, Joan (comp.), Warwickshire Local History Sources (Leamington Spa: History Sources, 1988) [qto DA 670.81.W2]


Pevsner, Nikolaus; Wedgwood, Alexandra, Warwickshire, The Buildings of England 31 (Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, 1966) [NA 969.W3]


Warwick County Records [DA 670.81.W2] (incl. quarter sessions, hearth tax etc)


f) visual



Geisberg, Max (ed.); Strauss, Walter L. (rev.), The German Single-Leaf Woodcut 1500-1550 (3 vols, Munich, 1923-30; reprint New York: Hacker Art Books, 1974) [NE 1150.G3]


Museum / Art Collection Websites [search for ‘tavern’, ‘inn’, specific artists etc], e.g. in: 

, John (ed.). The London Surveys of Ralph Treswell (London: Topographical Society, 1987) [qto DA 680.L6]


g) musical


Marsh, Christopher, Music and Society in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2010) [contains CD with alehouse ballad interpretations by the Dufay Collective]

+The Orlando Consort, Food, Wine & Song: Music and Feasting in Renaissance Europe (Los Angeles: Harmonia Mundi, 2001) [CD and booklet]



II. Secondary literature



Albala, Ken, Food in Early Modern Europe (London, 2003) 


Amelang, James S., ‘Vox populi: popular autobiographies in early modern urban history’, Urban History 20 (1993), 30-42 [Arts Periodicals]


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


Andrews, James N., ‘Inns, hotels, taverns and brothels in Pompeii and Heraculaneum’ (Ph.D. Warwick, 2000) [res DIS 2000 199]


Arnott, Margaret L. (ed.), Gastronomy: the Anthropology of Food and Food Habits (The Hague, 1975) [HD 5200.G2 ]


Austin, Gregory, Alcohol in Western Society from Antiquity to 1800 (Santa Barbara, 1985) [not in UL; but cf.]


Barley, M. W., 'Rural Building in England', in: The Agrarian History of England and Wales, ed. J. Thirsk, vol. V: 1640-1750, pt. 2 (Cambridge, 1985), 590-685 [HP 1111.F4]


Barnes, Thomas G., 'County politics and a puritan cause célèbre: Somerset churchales, 1633', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 5th Ser. 9 (1959), 103-22 [Arts periodicals]


Barry, Jonathan; Brooks, Christopher (eds), The Middling Sort of People: Culture, Society and Politics in England, 1550-1800 (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1994) [HC 7671.1.M4]


Bennett, Judith, Ale, Beer and Brewsters in England: Women's Work in a Changing World (Oxford, 1996) [HM 9111.98.B3]


Bercé, Yves-Marie, Revolt and Revolution in Early Modern Europe: an Essay on the History of Political Violence, trans. Joseph Bergin (Manchester, 1987), esp. 86-90


Beyrer, K., ‘The Mail-Coach Revolution: Landmarks in Travel in Germany Between the Seventeenth and Nineteenth Centuries’, in: German History 24 (2006), 375-86


Black, Jeremy, The British and the Grand Tour (London, 1985) [D 917.B5]


Black, Maggie, Food and Cooking in Medieval Britain: History and Recipes (English Heritage, 1985)


+ “ , A Taste of History: 10,000 Years of Food in Britain (English Heritage, 1993)


Blickle, Peter, 'Communalism as an organizational principle between medieval and modern times', in his From the Communal Reformation to the Revolution of the Common Man, trans. B. Kümin (Leiden, 1998), 1-15


Blocker, Jack S. Jr, ‘Drinking in the United States: A kaleidoscope in motion 1600-2000’, in: Holt (ed.), Alcohol (2006), 225-40


Bode, Willi Karl Heinrich, European Gastronomy. The Story of Man's Food and Eating Customs (London: Grub Street, 2000) [TX 641.B6]


Borsay, Peter, A History of Leisure: The British Experience since 1500 (Basingstoke, 2006)


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


Brändle, Fabian, 'Public houses, clientelism and faith: strategies of power in early modern Toggenburg', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 83-94


Brandwood, G.; Davison, A.; Slaughter, M., Licensed to Sell: The History and Heritage of the Public House (Swindon: English Heritage/CAMRA, 2004)


* Brennan, Thomas, Public Drinking and Popular Culture in Eighteenth-Century Paris(Princeton, 1988) [HF 2322.B7]


" ; 'Taverns and the public sphere in the French revolution', in: Holt (ed.), Alcohol(2006)


Bretherton, R. F., ‘Country inns and alehouses’, in: R. Lennard (ed.) Englishmen at rest and play: some phases of English leisure, 1558-1714 (Oxford, 1931), 145-201 [DA 110.L3]


Brewer, J., ‘Commercialization and politics’, in: The Birth of a Consumer Society, ed. Neil McKendrick (London, 1982), 197-262

Brittnell, R. H., 'Market, shops, inns, taverns and private houses in later medieval English trade', in: P. Blonde et al. (eds), Retail Circuits and Practices in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Turnhout, 2006), esp. 115-118


Brown, James R., 'The Landscape of Drink: Inns, Taverns and Alehouses in Early Modern Southampton' (PhD, University of Warwick, 2008) [Warwick UL: res Diss 2007.113]


" , 'Drinking houses and the politics of surveillance in pre-industrial Southampton', in: B. Kümin (ed.), Political Space in Pre-industrial Europe (Farnham, 2009), 61-80


" , 'Brewers' tales: Making, retailing and regulating beer in Southampton, 1550-1700', in: Brewery History 135 (2010), 10-39


Bruning, Ted, Historic Inns of England (2000)


+ Burke, John, The English Inn (1981)


Burke, Peter, Popular Culture in Early Modern Europe (revised edn, Aldershot, 1994) [D 211.B8]


" ; New Perspectives on Historical Writing (2nd edn, Cambridge, 2001) [D 13.N3]


" ; Eyewitnessing: The Uses of Images as Historical Evidence (2001)


" ; What is Cultural History? (Cambridge, 2004)


Camille, M., ‘Signs of the city: Place, power and public fantasy in medieval Paris’, in: B. Hanawalt and M. Kobialka (eds), Medieval Practices of Space (Minneapolis, 2000), 1-36 [e-book in netlibrary]

, Bernard, The World of John Taylor the Water-Poet, 1578-1653 (Oxford: Clarendon, 1994) [PR 2383.C2]


“ ; ‘Gender and the culture of the alehouse in late Stuart England’ 'Gender and the culture of the alehouse in late Stuart England', in: A. Korhonen and K. Lowe (eds), The Trouble with Ribs: Women, Men and Gender in Early Modern Europe (=Collegium Vol. 2, 2007), 103-27 (also e-publication)


" , 'Republican reformation: Family, community and the state in interregnum Middlesex, 1649-60', in: H. Berry and E. Foyster (eds), The Family in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2009), 40-66


Carlin, Martha, 'Fast food and urban living standards in medieval England', in: idem; J. Rosenthal (eds), Food and Eating in Medieval Europe (London: Hambledon Press, 1998), ch. 3 [TX 360.E8]


Cashmere, J., ‘Oysters and Tavern Sociability: Ritual, Violence and Young Men in Early Modern Rural France’, in: D. E. Kirkby and T.Luckins (eds), Dining on Turtles: Food Feasts and Drinking in History (Basingstoke, 2007)

Edward, The Evolution of the Grand Tour: Anglo-Italian Cultural Relations since the Renaissance (London: Frank Cass, 1998) [D 907.C4]


Chartres, J. A., 'The capital's provincial eyes: London's inns in the early eighteenth century', in: London Journal 3 (1977), 24-39 [Arts periodicals]


" ; 'The eighteenth-century English inn: a short-lived "Golden Age"?', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 205-26


* Clark, Peter, The English Alehouse. A Social History 1200-1830 (London, New York, 1983) [GT 3843.C5]


" ; ‘The alehouse and alternative society’, in: Puritans and Revolutionaries (Oxford, 1978), 47-72 [DA 375.P3]


" ; ‘The ‘Mother Gin’ Controversy in the Early Eighteenth Century’, Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 5th Series 38 (1988)


" ; British Clubs and Societies 1580-1800: the Origins of an Associational World, Oxford Studies in Social History (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 2000) [HC 6111.C5]


“ ; ‘Politics, the City and the Popular Drinking House in Early Modern Europe’, in S. Ehrenpreis et al. (eds), Wege der Neuzeit. Festschrift für Heinz Schilling zum 65. Geburtstag ( Berlin, 2007), 621-638


Collins, James, Classes, Estates and Order in Early Modern Brittany (Cambridge, 1994)


Compton-Davey, John A. R., 'Some evidence of drinking culture in ale ballads', in: Brewery History 133 (2009), 18-47


Cowan, Brian, The Social Life of Coffee: The Emergence of the British Coffeehouse (New Haven, 2005)

" , 'Food representations in early modern Europe: Powerful appetites', in: Beat Kümin (ed.), A Cultural History of Food in the Early Modern Age (Oxford, 2012), 165-83


Davis, James, 'Selling food and drink in the aftermath of the Black Death', in: Mark Bailey and Stephen Rigby (eds), Town and Countryside in the Age of the Black Death (Turnhout: Brepols, 2011)


De Vivo, Filippo, Information & Communication in Venice: Rethinking Early Modern Politics (Oxford, 2007)


+ Delderfield, Eric R., British Inn Signs and Their Stories (3rd edn, 1972)


Dent, Catherine, ‘The functions of inn signs and their place in early modern British history’, in: Reinvention: A Journal of Undergraduate Research 4 (1/2011) [e-publication; accessed 4/5/2011]


Dewald, Jonathan, The European Nobility 1400-1800 (Cambridge, 1996) [HC 7692.D3]

Dillon, Patrick, The Much-Lamented Death of Madam Geneva: The Eighteenth-Century Gin Craze (London, 2002)


Dynner, Glenn, ‘Legal Fictions: The Survival of Rural Jewish Tavernkeeping in the Kingdom of Poland’, in: Jewish Social Studies 16/2 (2010), 28-66

" , Yankel's Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland (Oxford, 2014)


Earnshaw, Steven, The Pub in Literature: England's Altered State (Manchester, 2000) [PR 149.D7]


Elias, Norbert, The Civilizing Process: the History of Manners and State Formation and Civilization (Oxford, 1994) [HB 6023.E5]


Ellis, Markman, The Coffee-House: A Cultural History (London, 2005) [TX 910.67]


Elsner, Jás; Rubiés, Joan-Pau (eds), Voyages and Visions: Towards a Cultural History of Travel (London: Reaktion, 1999) [G 156.V6]


* Everitt, Alan, 'The English urban inn 1560-1760', in: idem, Perspectives in English Urban History (London 1973), 91-137 [DA 670.A2]


+ Fenton, Alexander, 'Receiving travellers: changing Scottish traditions', in: Patricia Lysaght (ed.), Food and the Traveller: Migration, Immigration, Tourism and Ethnic Food. Proceedings of the 11th Conference of the International Commission for Ethnological Food Research, Cyprus, June 8-14, 1996 (University College Dublin, 1998), 70-80


Findlay, Alison, 'Theatres of Truth: Drinking and Drama in Early Modern England' in James Nicholls and Susan J. Owen (eds), A Babel of Bottles: Drink, Drinkers and Drinking Places in Literature (Sheffield: Sheffield Academic Press, 2000), 21-40 [PN 56.D74]


Firebaugh, W. C., The Inns of Greece & Rome and a History of Hospitality from the Dawn of Time to the Middle Ages (Chicago, 1928) [not in UL, but cf.]


'The Food Bibliography': a searchable database of food-related publications compiled by Villa I Tatti (Florence) and the European Institute for the History and Cultures of Food (Tours)


Foyster, Elizabeth, Manhood in Early Modern England: Honour, Sex and Marriage (London, 1999)


Fox, Adam, Oral and Literate Culture in England 1500-1700(Oxford, 2000)


Frank, Michael, 'Satan's servants or authorities' agents? Publicans in eighteenth-century Germany', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 12-43


Frearson, Michael, 'Communications and the continuity of dissent in the Chiltern hundreds during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries', in: M. Spufford (ed.), The World of Rural Dissenters (Cambridge, 1995), 273-87 [BX 5203.2.W6]


Freist, Dagmar, Governed by Opinion: Politics, Religion and the Dynamics of Communication in Stuart London, 1637-1645 (London, 1997) [DA 681.F7]

Friedman, Ellen G., 'Christian Captives at “Hard Labour” in Algiers, 16th-18th Centuries’, in: The International Journal of African Historical Studies 13 (1980), 616-632


Fumerton, Patricia, 'Not home: Alehouses, ballads, and the vagrant husband in early modern England', The Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 32 (3/2002), 493-518


Galloway, James, 'Driven by drink? Ale consumption and the agrarian economy of the London region c. 1300-1400', in M. Carlin; J. Rosenthal (eds), Food and Eating in Medieval Europe (London: Hambledon Press, 1998), esp. chs 6 [TX 360.E8]


Garrioch, David, Neighbourhood and Community in Paris 1740-90 (Cambridge, 1986), esp. ch. 5 [HC 4622.G2]


Gibbons, Ed, All Beer & Skittles? A Short History of Inns and Taverns (London: National Trust, 2001) [GT 3834.G4]


Gieryn, T., 'A space for place in sociology', in: Annual Review of Sociology 26 (2000), 463-96


Girouard, M., Victorian Pubs (Yale, 1975; pbk 1984)


Glanville, P. (ed.), The Art of Drinking (London: V&A Publications, 2007)


Guggenbühl, Christoph, 'Heaven or Hell? The Public House and its Social Perception in Nineteenth- and Early Twentieth-Century Switzerland', in: P. Scholliers and M. Jacobs (eds), Eating Out in Europe Since the Late Eighteenth Century (Oxford, c. 2003)


Gutzke, D. W., Alcohol in the British Isles: An Annotated Bibliography (1996) [not in UL]


Habermas, Jürgen, The Structural Transformation of the Public Sphere: An Inquiry into a Category of Bourgeois Society (Cambridge, 1989; orig. German edn, 1969)

Hadfield, Andrew; Dimmock, Matthew; Shinn, Abigail (eds), The Ashgate Research Companion to Popular Culture in Early Modern England (Farnham, 2014)


Hailwood, Mark, 'Alehouses, popular politics and plebeian agency in early modern England', in: F. Williamson (ed.), Locating Agency: Space, Power and Popular Politics (Newcastle, 2010), 51-76


" , 'Sociability, Work and Labouring Identity in Seventeenth-Century England’, in: Cultural and Social History 8 (1/2011), 9-29

* " , Alehouses and Good Fellowship in Early Modern England (Woodbridge, 2014)

Hames, Gina, Alcohol in World History (London, 2012)

Hanawalt, Barbara A., 'The Host, the Law, and the Ambiguous Space of Medieval London Taverns', in her Of Good and Ill Repute. Gender and Social Control in Medieval England (Oxford, 1998), 104-123 [HD 5011.H2]


Hancock, David, Oceans of Wine: Madeira and the Emergence of American Trade and Taste (Yale, 2009)

Hare, John, 'Inns, innkeepers and the society of later medieval England, 1350–1600', in: Journal of Medieval History (online publication 18 September 2013)


Harrington, Joel F.; Smith, H. W., 'Confessionalization, community and state building in Germany 1555-1870', Journal of Modern History 69 (1997), 77-101 [Arts Periodicals]


Härter, K., 'Social control and enforcement of police ordinances in early modern criminal procedure', in: H. Schilling (ed.), Institutionen, Instrumente und Akteure sozialer Kontrolle und Disziplinierung im frühneuzeitlichen Europa (Frankfurt, 1999), 39-63


Haydon, Peter, The English Pub: A History (London, 1994)


" , An Inebriated History of Britain (Stroud, 2005)


Headley, J. M. et al. (eds), Confessionalization in Europe (2004), esp. essays by Brady and Schilling


Heal, Felicity, Hospitality in Early Modern England (Oxford: Clarendon, 1990) [DA 320.H3]


Heiss, Hans, 'The Pre-modern hospitality trade in the Central Alpine region: the example of Tyrol', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), World of the Tavern, 159-76


Hickman, A.; Bretherton, D., Thame Inns Discovered(Daal Publishing, 2000)


Hindle, Steve, 'The early modern economy', in: B. Kümin (ed.), The European World 1500-1800 (London, 2009), 74-83


Hirschfelder, Gunther, 'Women's drinking usage on the eve of the Industrial Revolution. The example of Manchester', in: Marjatta Hietala & Lars Nilsson (eds), Women in Towns: the Social Position of European Urban Women in a Historical Context, Studier i stads- och kommunhistoria 18 / Studia Historica LX (Helsinki, 1999) [HC 8720.W6]


Hitchcock, T.; Cohen, M. (eds), English Masculinities 1660-1800 (London, 1999)


Holt, Mack P. (ed.), Alcohol: A Social and Cultural History (Oxford, 2006)

Houston, R.A., Bride Ales and Penny Weddings: Recreations, Reciprocity, and Regions in Britain from the Sixteenth to the Nineteenth Centuries (Oxford, 2014)


Hsia, R. Po-chia, Social Discipline in the Reformation: Central Europe 1550-1750 (London, 1989) [BR 307.H8]


Hunter, Judith, 'Legislation, royal proclamations and other national directives affecting inns and taverns, alehouses, brandy shops and punch houses 1552-1757' (Ph.D. Reading, 1994) [available from UL Reading]


" , 'English inns, taverns, alehouses and brandy shops: the legislative framework, 1495-1797', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 65-82


+ " ; Ayres, Dennis, The Inns and Public Houses of Wokingham (Reading: Berkshire Books, 1994)


Ingram, Martin, Church Courts, Sex and Marriage in England, 1570-1640, Past and Present Publications (Cambridge, 1987) [KD 452.I6]


Jones, Richard, Haunted Inns of Britain and Ireland (London, 2004)


Jusserand, J. J., English wayfaring life in the Middle Ages (4th edn, London: Benn, 1950) [DA 185.J8]


Jütte, Robert, Poverty and Deviance in Early Modern Europe, New Approaches to European History (Cambridge, 1994) [HF 1020.J8]


Karras, Ruth Mazo, ‘Sharing wine, women, and song: Masculine identity formation in the medieval European Universities’, in: Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler (eds), Becoming Male in the Middle Ages (New York, 1997), 187-202


Kent, Joan, ‘Attitudes of members of the House of Commons to the regulation of “personal conduct” in late Elizabethan and early Stuart England’, Bulletin of the Institute of Historical Research 46 (1973), 41-71


+ Keverne, Richard, Tales of Old Inns (1939)


Kowaleski, Maryanne, Local Markets and Regional Trade in Medieval Exeter (Cambridge, 1995)


Kümin, Beat, 'Useful to have, but difficult to govern. Inns and taverns in early modern Bern and Vaud', in: Journal of Early Modern History 3 (1999), 153-75 [Arts periodicals]


" ; 'Public houses and their patrons in early modern Europe', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 44-62


" , 'Eat in or take away. Food and drink in Central European public houses around 1800', in: M. Hietala and T. Vahtikari (eds), The Landscape of Food. The Food Relationship of Town and Country in Modern Times, Studia Fennica Historica 4 (Helsinki, 2003), 73-82


" , 'Eating out before the restaurant: Dining cultures in early modern inns', in: P. Scholliers and M. Jacobs (eds), Eating Out in Europe Since the Late Eighteenth Century (Oxford, c. 2003), 71-87


" , ‘“Run by the poor for the poor”? Social elites in the early modern public house’, in: Renaissance Journal 1 (7/2003), 7-13


“ , ‘Sacred church and worldly tavern: Reassessing an early modern divide’, in: W. Coster and A. Spicer (eds), Sacred Space in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge, 2005), 17-38


+ “ , ‘Drinking and public space in early modern German lands’, in: Contemporary Drug Problems 32 (1/2005)


“ , ‘Public Houses and Civic Tensions in Early Modern Bern ’, in: Urban History 34 (1/2007), 89-101


* “ , Drinking Matters: Public Houses and Social Exchange in Early Modern Central Europe (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2007; e-book version) [for chapter introductions see the University of Warwick's Special Podcast Series on Drinking Matters)


+ “ , ‘Popular Culture and Sociability’, in: P. Wilson (ed.), A Companion to Eighteenth-Century Europe(Oxford: Blackwell, 2008), 192-207


“ , 'Iconographical approaches to the early modern public house', in: Food & History 7 (2/2009) , 29-42


" (ed.), 'Brewing Cultures in Early Modern Town' [= special issue of] Brewery History 135 (2010)


*" ; Tlusty, B. Ann (eds), The World of the Tavern: Public Houses in Early Modern Europe (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2002) [HD 5200.W6]


Laithwaite, M., ‘The buildings of Burford’, in: Everitt, Perspectives, 60-90


Lake, P.; Pincus, S., ‘Rethinking the Public Sphere in Early Modern England’, in: Journal of British Studies 45 (2006), 270-92 


Larwood, J.; Hotten, J. C., English Inn Signs (London, 1951) [not in UL]


Latham, Robert, ‘Coffee-Houses’, in: idem; Matthews, William (eds), Diary, vol. 10: Companion (London, 1983), 70-72


" , ‘Drink’, ibid., 104-108


" , ‘Food’, ibid., 143-149


" , ‘Taverns, inns and eating-houses’, ibid., 416-428


Leinwand, T. B., 'Spongy plebs, mighty lords, and the dynamics of the alehouse', Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies 19 (1989), 159-84 [Arts periodicals]


Lillywhite, B., London Coffee Houses (London, 1963) [not in UL]


Lindenau, Katja, 'Brewing, politics and society in an early modern German town - a case study of Görlitz', in: Brewery History 135 (2010), 40-60

Ludington, Charles, The Politics of Wine in Britain: A New Cultural History (Basingstoke, 2013)


Maczak, Antoni, Travel in Early Modern Europe (Cambridge: Polity Press, 1995) [D 907.M2]


Magnusson, L., ‘Artisans, putting out and social drinking in Eskilstuna, Sweden 1800-50’, in: Markets and Manufacture in Early Industrial Europe, ed. M. Berg (London, 1991), 292-320


Marsh, Christopher, Music and Society in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2010)


* Martin, A. Lynn, Alcohol, Sex and Gender in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2001) [HF 2320.M2]


" , Alcohol, Violence and Disorder in Traditional Europe (Kirksville, 2009)

, R. (ed.), Crime, Law and Popular Culture in Europe 1500-1900 (Cullompton, 2009)


McRae, A., Literature and Domestic Travel in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2009)

McShane Jones
, Angela, ‘Roaring royalists and ranting brewers: The politicisation of drink and drunkenness in political broadside ballads from 1640 to 1689’, in: Smyth (ed.), Pleasing Sinne, ch. 5


Mennell, Stephen; Murcott, Anne; Otterloo, Anneke H. van, The Sociology of Food. Eating, Diet and Culture (London, 1992) [TX 353.M3]


" , All Manners of Food. Eating and Taste in England and France from the Middle Ages to the Present (rev. Edn, Campaign, 1995) [GT 2853.G7]


Montanari, Massimo, The Culture of Food, The Making of Europe (Oxford, 1994)


Montes Mary, The Earlsdon Cottage Inn: the Story of an Old Coventry Pub (Coventry, 1986) [pam DA 670.83.C75]


+ Moody, Raymond, The Inns of Burford, Part I: The High Street (Burford, 1996)

Moore, James; Nero, Paul, Ye Olde Good Inn Guide: A Tudor Traveller's Guide to the Nation's Finest Taverns (The History Press, 2013) [publisher info]


Muchembled, Robert, Popular Culture and Elite Culture in France, 1400-1750, trans. Lydia Cochrane (Baton Rouge, 1985) [DC 33.M8]


Müller, Felix, 'Ownership of public houses by the Swiss nobility. A regional case-study [Bernese Aargau]', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 177-90


Muldrew, Craig, The Economy of Obligation: The Culture of Credit and Social Relations in Early Modern England, Early Modern History: Society and Culture (Basingstoke, 1998) [HQ 4011.M8]


+ Munby, J., ‘Zacharias’s: A 14th Century Oxford New Inn and the Origins of the Medieval Urban Inn’, Oxoniensia 57 (1992), 245-309


Musgrave, Peter, The Early Modern European Economy (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999) [HK 203.S3]


Newman, Paul B., Travel and Trade in the Middle Ages (McFarland, 2011)


Nicholls, James, The Politics of Alcohol: A History of the Drink Question in England (Manchster, 2009)


O’Callaghan, Michelle, ‘Tavern societies, the Inns of Court, and the culture of conviviality in arly seventeenth-century London’, in Smyth (ed.), Sinne, 37-51


" , M., The English Wits: Literature and Sociability in Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2007)


O’Sullivan, Catherine, Hospitality in Medieval Ireland (Dublin, 2004)


Ohler, N., The Medieval Traveller (Woodbridge, 1989)


Pantin, William Abel, 'Medieval inns', in: E. M. Jope (ed.), Studies in Building History (London, 1961), 166-191 [NA 961.J6]


Pearson, Michael Parker; Richards Colin (eds), Architecture and Order: Approaches to Social Space (London: Routledge, 1994) (esp. idem, 'Ordering the world: perceptions of architecture, space and time', 1-37 [NA 2543.S6]


Pelzer, J. and L., 'Coffee Houses of Augustan London', in: History Today (October 1982), 40-47


Pennell, Sara, '"Great quantities of gooseberry pye and baked clod of beef": victualling and eating out in early modern London', in: P. Griffiths and M. Jenner (eds), Londinopolis (Manchester, 2000), 228-49 [DA 681.L6]


Pennington, Janet, 'Inns and taverns of western Sussex, England, 1550-1700: a documentary and architectural investigation', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 116-35


Pilcher, Jeffrey, Food in World History (London, 2005)


Porter, Roy, ‘The drinking man’s disease: The “pre-history” of alcoholism in Georgian Britain’, British Journal of Addiction 80 (1985), 385-96


Potter, David, ‘“Rigueur de Justice”: Crime, Murder and the Law in Picardy, Fifteenth to Sixteenth Centuries', in: French History 11 (3/1997), 265-309


Powell, Martyn J., 'Politicial Toasting in Eighteenth-Century Ireland', in: History: The Journal of the Historical Association 91 (4/2006), 508-29


Rabin, Dana, 'Drunkenness and responsibility for crime in the eighteenth century', Journal of British Studies 44 (2005), 457-77


Raeff, Marc, The Well-Ordered Police State: Social and Institutional Change through Law in the Germanies and Russia 1600-1800 (Yale UP, 1983) [DD 175.R2]


Reay, Barry, Popular Cultures in England 1550-1750 (London: Longman, 1998) [HC 9011.R3]


Reinhard, Wolfgang, 'Reformation, Counter-Reformation and the early modern state: a reassessment', Catholic Historical Review 75 (1989), 383-404 [Arts Periodicals]


" , 'Power elites, state servants, ruling classes and the growth of state power', in: idem (ed.), Power Elites and State Building, The Origins of the Modern State in Europe D (Oxford: UP, 1996), 1-18 [JC 302.31 PG]


" , 'Forced Confessionalization? Prolegomena for a Theory of the Confessional Age', in: C. Scott Dixon (ed.), The German Reformation: The Essential Readings (Oxford, 1999), ch. 6 [BR 305.2.G3]


Reinke-Williams, T., 'Women, Ale and Company in Early Modern London', in: Brewery History 135 (2010), 88-106

" , Women, Work and Sociability in Early Modern London (Basingstoke, 2014)


Richardson, A. E., The Old Inns of England (4th edn, London, 1942) [NA 7810.R4]


Roberts, Julia, In Mixed Company: Taverns and Public Life in Upper Canada. (Vancouver, 2008)


Roberts, S. K., 'Alehouses, brewing and government under the early Stuarts', Southern History 2 (1980), 45-71 [Arts periodicals]


Roche, D., The People of Paris: An Essay in Popular Culture in the 18thC, trans. M. Evans / G. Lewis(Leamington Spa, 1987; French edn, 1981), esp. ch. 8


Roper, Lyndal, ‘“Going to Church and Street”: Weddings in Reformation Augsburg’, Past and Present 106 (1985), 62-101


" , 'Mothers of debauchery: Procuresses in Reformation Augsburg', in: German History 6 (1988), 1-19 [Arts periodicals]


Rublack, Ulinka, The Crimes of Women in Early Modern Germany, Oxford studies in social history (Oxford, 1999) [HF 3102.3.R8]


Salinger, Sharon V., Taverns and Drinking in Early America (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins UP, 2002)


Schilling, Heinz, 'Confessionalization in the Empire: Religion and societal change in Germany between 1555 and 1620', in his Religion, Political Culture and the Emergence of Early Modern Society (Leiden, 1992) [DD 176.S2]


Schindler, Norbert, 'Nocturnal disturbances: on the social history of the night in the early modern period' in his Rebellion, Community and Custom in Early Modern Germany (Cambridge: UP, 2002)


Schofield, John, 'Social perceptions of space in Medieval and Tudor London houses', in: Martin Locock (ed.), Meaningful Architecture: Social Interpretations of Buildings (Aldershot, 1994), 188-206) [NA 2543.S6]


Scott, James C., Domination and the Arts of Resistance: Hidden Transcripts (New Haven: Yale, 1990) [HC 5140.S2]


Scribner, R. W., ‘Oral culture and the diffusion of Reformation ideas’, in: idem, Popular Culture and Popular Movements in Reformation Germany (London, 1987), 49-69


" , 'Communities and the nature of power', in: idem (ed.), Germany: A New Social and Economic History, vol. I: 1450-1630 (London, 1996), 291-325 [HK 233.G3]


Sharpe, J. A., Crime in Early Modern England 1550-1750 (2nd edn, London: Longman, 1999) [HF 3101.1.S4]


Shepard, Alexandra, ‘“Swil-bolls and tos-pots”: drink culture and male bonding in England, c.1560-1640’, in Laura Gowing, Michael Hunter, Miri Rubin (eds), Love, Friendship and Faith in Europe, 1300–1800 (Basingstoke, 2005)


Shoemaker, R., Prosecution and Punishment: Petty Crime and the Law in London and Rural Middlesex 1660-1725 (Cambridge, 1991) [HF 3101.5.S4]


Shurey, Richard, Pub walks in Warwickshire, Pub walks series (Newbury: Countryside, 1994) [Bodleian Library and local book stores]

Skoda, Hannah, Medieval Violence: Physical Brutality in Northern France 1270-1330 (Oxford, 2013)


Smith, A. M., ‘Two Highland inns’, in: Scottish Historical Review 56 (1977), 184-8 [Arts periodicals]


Smith, J. T.; English Houses 1200-1800: The Hertfordshire Evidence(London, 1992)


" ; North, M. A. (eds), St Albans 1650-1700: A Thoroughfare Town and Its People (Hertford, 2003)


Smyth, Adam (ed.), A Pleasing Sinne: Drink and Conviviality in Seventeenth-Century England (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2004)


Snow, George E., 'Drink houses in early modern Russia', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 191-204


Spang, Rebecca, The Invention of the Restaurant: Paris and Modern Gastronomic Culture, Harvard Historical Studies 135 (Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard UP, 2000) [TX 910.F7]


Stewart, Alison, 'Taverns in Nuremberg prints at the time of the German Reformation', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 95-115


Stolleis, Michael et al. (eds), Policey im Europa der Frühen Neuzeit, Ius commune. Sonderhefte 83 (Frankfurt: Klostermann, 1996)


Storey, Tessa, Carnal Commerce in Counter-Reformation Rome (Cambridge: UP, 2008)


Teuteberg, Hans-J. (ed.), European Food History: a Research Review (Leicester: UP, 1992) [TX 360.E8]


Thirsk, Joan, Food in Early Modern England: Phases, Fads, Fashions 1500-1760 (London, 2007)

Thomas, Heather, 'What contribution was made by the alehouse to the life of early modern towns', in: Elizabeth I - a website dedicated to the life and reign of Queen Elizabeth I (1997)


Thompson, Peter, Rum Punch & Revolution: Taverngoing & Public Life in Eighteenth-Century Philadelphia (Philadelphia, 1999) [F158.4.T4]


Tiptaft, Norman, Inns of the Midlands (Birmingham, 1951) [DA 669.4.T4] (7D)


Tlusty, B. Ann, 'Water of life, water of death: the controversy over brandy and gin in early modern Augsburg', in: Central European History 31 (1998), 1-30 [Arts Periodicals]


" , 'Crossing gender boundaries. Women as drunkards in early modern Augsburg', in: Sybille Backmann et al. (eds), Ehrkonzepte in der frühen Neuzeit (Berlin: Akademie, 1998), 185-198 [SLC]


* " , Bacchus and Civic Order: The Culture of Drink in Early Modern Germany (Charlottesville: U. of Virginia Press, 2001) [GT 2883.G3]


" , 'The public house, defence and military culture in early modern Germany', in: Kümin & Tlusty (eds), The World of the Tavern, 136-56

" , 'Full cups, full coffers: Tax strategies and consumer culture in the early modern German cities', in: German History 32 (2014), 1-28

Tomasik, T. J. and Vitullo, J. M. (eds), At the Table: Metaphorical and Material Cultures of Food in Medieval and Early Modern Europe (Turnhout, 2007) 


Turner, Katherine, British Travel Writers in Europe 1750-1800: Authorship, Gender and National Identity (Aldershot: Ashgate, May 2001) [PR 449.T7]


Unger, R. W., Beer in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (Philadelphia, 2004)


Vaughan, John Edmund, The English Guide Book, c. 1780-1870: an Illustrated History (Newton Abbot: David and Charles, 1974) [DA 664.V2]


Verdon, Jean, Travel in the Middle Ages, trans. G. Holoch (Notre Dame, 2003)


The Victoria History of the County of Warwick [DA 670] (with index volume)


Walker, D., ‘Inns, hotels and related building types’, in: Scotland's Buildings, ed. Geoffrey Stell et al. (East Linton, 2003), 127-189


Walker, Helen, ‘An 18th-century assemblage from a well in the garden of 4 Falcon Square, Castle Hedingham’, in: Essex Archaeology and History 33 (2002), 288-309


Walker, G. (ed.), Writing Early Modern History (Oxford, 2005 )


Warner, Jessica, ‘“Resolved to drink no more”: Addiction as a preindustrial construct’, Journal for the Study of Alcohol 55 (1994), 685-91

" , Craze: Gin and Debauchery in an Age of Reason (London, 2003)


Wasa, Masatake, 'The University Brewery of Frankfurt an der Oder in the early modern period', in: Brewery History 135 (2010), 61-87

Watkins, Andrew, 'Humphrey Ryddell and the Swan at Coleshill: A Sixteenth-Century Small Town Innkeeper and his Inn', in: Warwickshire History XVI (2/2014-15), 51-71


West, Jim, Drinking with Calvin and Luther: A History of Alcohol in the Church (Lincoln, 2003)


Westhauser, Karl E., ‘Friendship and family in early modern England: the sociability of Adam Eyre and Samuel Pepys’, Journal of Social History27 (1994), 517-36

Whyman, Susan E., Sociability and Power in Late Stuart England: the Cultural Worlds of the Verneys, 1660-1720(Oxford: UP, 1999) [DA 440.W4]


Whyte, William, 'How do buildings mean? Some issues of interpretation in the history of architecture', History and Theory 45 (2006), 153-77


Wiesner, Merry, Working Women in Renaissance Germany, The Douglass Series on Women’s Lives and the Meaning of Gender (New Brunswick, 1986) [HM 5123.W4]


" ; Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, New Approaches to European History (Cambridge, 1993) [HC 8720.W4]


Withey, Lynne, Grand Tours and Cook's Tours: a History of Leisure Travel, 1750 to 1915 (London: Aurum Press, 1998) [G96.W4]


Withington, Phil, ‘Company and Sociability in Early Modern England’, in: Social History 32 (3/2007), 291-307 [online]


" ; ‘Intoxicants and society in early modern England’, in: The Historical Journal 54 (2011), 631-657 [online]

" and McShane, Angela (eds), 'Cultures of Intoxication', Past and Present Supplement 9 (2014) [online]


Wood, Andy, The 1549 Rebellions and the Making of Early Modern England (Cambridge, 2007)


Woolgar, C. M. et al. (eds), Food in Medieval England: Diet and Nutrition (Oxford, 2006)


Wrightson, Keith, 'Alehouses, order and reformation in rural England 1590-1660', in: Stephen and Eileen Yeo (eds), Popular Culture and Class Conflict 1590-1914 (Brighton, 1981), 1-27 [HC 7651.1.Y3]






III. Secondary Literature in French, German and Italian





a) French


Bihl-Willette, Luc, Des tavernes aux bistrots: Histoire des cafés (Lausanne, 1997)

Coulet, Noël, ‘Propriétaires et exploitants d’auberges dans la France du midi au bas moyen âge’ [Owners of inns in late medieval Southern France], in: Peyer (ed.), Gasthaus, 119-36 [order via UL ‘Document Supply’ service]


+ “ , ‘Voyageurs et aubergistes du Moyen Age’ [Travellers and innkeepers in the Middle Ages], in: L’Histoire 163 (1993), 14-19


Farge, A. (ed.), Vivre dans la rue à Paris au XVIIIe siècle (1979) [in UL]

Georgin, Pierre-Jean, ‘Violence, cabaret et alcool: Quelques aspects des sociabilités à Thionville et dans sa région (fin XVIIe-XVIIIe siècle’ [Violence, taverns and alcohol: Sociability in Thionville c. 1700], in: Cahiers Lorrains (1996), 233-252


Gutton, Jean-Pierre, La sociabilité villageoise dans l'ancienne France. Solidarités et voisinage du XVIe au XVIIIe s. (Paris, 1979; reprint 1998), esp. ch. 7 [HC 4122.G8]

Lecoutre, Matthieu, Ivresse et Ivrognerie dans la France Moderne (Rennes: Presses Universitaires, 2011) [review in French History]


+Maistre, Gilbert, ‘La lutte du clergé contre les cabarets du XVIIe au XIX siècle’ [The clergy’s struggle against taverns in the 17-19thC], in: Vie religieuse en Savoie. Mentalités - Associations (Mémoires et documents publiés par l'Académie Salésienne 95)


Mandrella, David, ‘Les représentations de l'ivresse dans la peinture hollandaise du XVIIe siècle’, in: Food & History 9 (2011), 25-38


Muchembled, R., La violence au village: Sociabilité et comportements populaires en Artois du XVe au XVIIe siècle [Violence in the Village: Sociability and Popular Behaviour in the Artois Region] (Brepols, 1989) [DC 611.A8]


+Nicolas, Jean, ‘Le tavernier, le juge et le curé’ [The taverner, the judge and the priest], L’Histoire 25 (1980), 20-28


 + “ , La Rébellion française: Mouvements populaires et conscience sociale 1661-1789 [French Rebellions] (Paris, 2002) [extracts on public houses]


+ Rau, Susanne; Zeller, Olivier, 'Police des voyageurs et hospitalité urbaine à Lyon à la fin du XVIIe siècle', in: A. Burkardt (ed.), Commerce, Voyage et Expérience religieuse XVI-XVIIIe siècles (Rennes, 2007), 113-43


b) German


Behringer, Wolfgang, Im Zeichen des Merkur: Reichspost und Kommunikationsrevolution in der Frühen Neuzeit (Göttingen, 2003)


Kachel, Johanna, Herberge und Gastwirtschaft in Deutschland bis zum 17. Jahrhundert [Inns and the Hospitality Trade up to the Seventeenth Century], Beihefte zur Vierteljahrschrift für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte 3 (Stuttgart, 1924) [order via UL ‘Document Supply’ service]


+Kümin, Beat, ‘Rathaus, Wirtshaus, Gotteshaus. Von der Zwei- zur Dreidimensionalität in der frühneuzeitlichen Gemeindeforschung’ [Town hall, church and public house: towards a three-dimensional view of early modern communities’], in: F. Šmahel (ed.), Geist, Gesellschaft, Kirche im 13.-16. Jh. (Prague, 1999), 249-62


+ “ , ‘Vormodernes Gastgewerbe und früher Tourismus in den bernischen Alpen [Premodern public houses and early tourism in the Bernese Alps]’, in: Andrea Leonardi and Hans Heiss (eds), Tourismus und Entwicklung im Alpenraum 18.-20. Jh. / Turismo e sviluppo in area alpina, secoli XVIII-XX, Tourism & Museum Vol. I (Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, 2003), 281-300 [with English abstract]


+ “ , ‘Wirtshaus und Gemeinde: Politisches Profil einer kommunalen Grundinstitution im alten Europa’ [Public House and Local Community], in: S. Rau and G. Schwerhoff (eds), Zwischen Gotteshaus und Taverne: Öffentliche Räume in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit, Norm und Struktur 21 (Cologne, 2004), 75-97


+ “ , ‘Wirtshaus, Verkehr und Kommunikationsrevolution im frühneuzeitlichen Alpenraum [Public House, Road Transport and the "Communication Revolution" in the Early Modern Alps]’, in: Zeitsprünge: Forschungen zur Frühen Neuzeit 9 (3-4/2005), 376-393


+ “ , ‘Wirtshaus, Reiseverkehr und Raumerfahrung am Ausgang des Mittelalters [Public Houses, Road Traffic and the Experience of Space at the Close of the Middle Ages]’, in: Rainer C. Schwinges (ed.), Strassen- und Verkehrswesen im Mittelalter (Sigmaringen, 2007), 331-52


+ “ , ‘Wirtshausgeschichte. Das Gastgewerbe in der historischen Frühneuzeitforschung [Public House History: The Hospitality Trade in Early Modern Historiography]’, in: P. Friedrich and R. Parr (eds), Gastlichkeit: Erkundungen einer Schwellensituation (Heidelberg: Synchron, 2009), 117-31

+ “ , 'In vino res publica? Politische Soziabilität im Wirtshaus der Frühen Neuzeit [Political Sociability in the Early Modern Public House]‘, in: G. Schwerhoff (ed.), Stadt und Öffentlichkeit in der Frühen Neuzeit, Städteforschung: Reihe A, vol. 83 (Cologne: Böhlau, 2011), 65-79

+ “ , ‘Wirtshäuser als frühneuzeitliche Kommunikationszentren [Public Houses as Early Modern Communication Hubs]’, in: Lukas Morscher, Martin Scheutz and Walter Schuster (eds), Orte der Stadt im Wandel vom Mittelalter zur Gegenwart: Treffpunkte der Stadt, Verkehr und Fürsorge (Innsbruck: StudienVerlag, 2013), 91-105


Peyer, Hans Conrad (ed.), Gastfreundschaft, Taverne und Gasthaus im Mittelalter [Hospitality, Inns and Taverns in the Middle Ages], Schriften des Historischen Kollegs (Munich: Oldenbourg, 1983) [includes a number of English essays; order via UL ‘Document Supply’ service]


“ , Von der Gastfreundschaft zum Gasthaus: Studien zur Gastlichkeit im Mittelalter [From Hospitality to Public House] (Hannover: Hahn, 1987) [HD 5200.P3]


+Rau, Susanne, ‘Das Wirtshaus: Zur Konstitution eines öffentlichen Raumes in der Frühen Neuzeit’ [The Public House: Constitution of a Public Space], in: Offen und Verborgen: Vorstellungen und Praktiken des Öffentlichen und Privaten in Mitelalter und Früher Neuzeit, eds Caroline Emmelius et al. (Göttingen, 2004), 211-27


+ “ ; Schwerhoff, G., ‘Frühneuzeitliche Gasthaus-Geschichte(n) zwischen stigmatisierenden Fremdzuschreibungen und fragmentierten Geltungserzählungen’ [Early Modern Public House Discourses], in: G. Melville and H. Vorländer (eds), Geltungsgeschichten (Köln: Böhlau, 2002), 181-201


+ “ ; “ (eds), Zwischen Gotteshaus und Taverne: Öffentliche Räume in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit [Public Spaces in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe] (Cologne, 2004) [esp. essays by Kümin, Krug-Richter and Tlusty]


Schmidt, H. R., Dorf und Religion: reformierte Sittenzucht in Berner Landgemeinden der frühen Neuzeit [Village and Religion: Reformed Discipline in Early Modern Bernese Rural Communities] (Stuttgart: Gustav Fischer, 1995) [incl. English summary; BR 410.S2; with data CD available from issue desk on Floor 1]


Zedler, Johann H., Grosses vollständiges Universal-Lexicon aller Wissenschaften und Künste (64 vols, Halle, 1732-54) [early modern German encyclopaedia with entries for ‘Wirt’, ‘Wirthschafft’ etc.]




c) Italian

Canevascini Venturelli, Simona, 'Il baliaggio di Locarno e le sue osterie. Squarci di vita sociale, culturale e criminale d'epoca moderna (XVIII secolo)', in: Bollettino della Società storica locarnese 14 (2011), 17-33 [preliminary / draft version]

+Cherubini, Giovanni, ‘La taverna nel basso Medioevo’, in: idem, Il lavoro, la taverna, la strada: Scorci di Medioevo (Napoli, 1997), 191-224


Motta, Emilio, ‘Albergatori milanesi nei secoli XIV e XV’, in: Archivio storico lombardo vol. 9 / anno 25 (1898), 366-377 [order via British Library Document Supply Service]


Ortalli, Gherardo, ‘Il guidice e la taverna: Momenti ludici in una piccola communità lagunare’, in Gioco e giustizia nell’ Italia di Commune, ed. idem (Treviso, 1993), 43–70 [order via UL ‘Document Supply’ service]


Romani, Mario, Pellegrini e Viaggiatori nell’economia di Roma dal XIV al XVII Secolo (Milan, 1948) [order via UL ‘Document Supply’ service]


Tuliani, Maurizio, Osti, avventori e malandrini. Alberghi, locande e taverne a Siena e nel suo contado tra Trecento e Quattrocento (Siena, 1994; reprint 2006)