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Society, Community and Citizens

Jonathan Barry, ‘Civility and Civic Culture in Early Modern England: the Meanings of Urban Freedom’ in Peter Burke, Paul Harrison and Paul Slack, eds., Civil Histories: Essays Presented to Sir Keith Thomas (Oxford, 2000), 181–97 here

Pierre Bourdieu, Language and Symbolic Power, ‘Editor’s Introduction’ by John B. Thompson (Cambridge: Polity, 1991), 1-32 here [Added 6 July]

Anna Bryson, From Courtesy to Civility (Oxford, 1998), chapter 2, ‘Civility in Manners: the Emergence of a Concept’, 43–74 here [Added 20 June]

Patrick Collinson, ‘The Monarchical Republic of Queen Elizabeth I’ in Elizabethan Essays (London, 1994) here

Phil Withington, Society in Early Modern England. The Vernacular Origins of Some Powerful Ideas (Cambridge: Polity, 2010), chapter 5 is here and chapter 7 is here