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Bibliography: Community Histories

Black Communities

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Homosexuality

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  • Castle, T. Eros and Liberty at the English Masquerade, 1710-90. Eighteenth-Century Studies, 17:2 (1983).
  • Castle, T. Matters Not Fit to Be Mentioned: Fielding's The Female Husband. English Literary History, 49:3 (1982).
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  • Garber, M. Vested Interests: Cross-Dressing and Cultural Anxiety. London, 1992.
  • Higgens, P. A Queer Reader. London, 1993.
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  • Liddington, J. Anne Lister of Shibden Hall, Halifax (1791-1840): Her Diaries and the Historians. History Workshop Journal, 35 (1993).
  • Mavor, E. The Ladies of Llangollen: A Study in Romantic Friendship. London, 1973.
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  • Norton, R. Recovering Gay History from the Old Bailey. London Journal, 30:1 (2005).
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  • Trumbach, R. The Birth of the Queen: Sodomy and the Emergence of Gender Equality in Modern Culture, 1660-1750. In Hidden From History: Reclaiming the Gay and Lesbian Past, ed. by M. Duberman and M. Vicinus and G. Chauncey. 1991.
  • Trumbach, R. Sodomitical Subcultures, Sodomitical Roles, and the Gender Revolution of the Eighteenth Century: The Recent Historiography. In 'Tis Nature's Fault: Unauthorized Sexuality during the Enlightenment, ed. by R. P Maccubbin. 1987.
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  • Trumbach, R. London's Sapphists: From Three Sexes to Four Genders in the Making of Modern Culture. In Body Guards: The Cultural Politics of Gender Ambiguity, ed. by J. Epstein and K. Straub. 1991.
  • Trumbach, Randolph. Sex and the Gender Revolution. Volume 1, Heterosexuality and the Third Gender in Enlightenment London. Chicago, 1998.
  • Trumbach, Randolph. The Heterosexual Male in Eighteenth-Century London and His Queer Interactions. In Love, sex, intimacy, and friendship between men, 1550-1800, ed. by Katherine O'Donnell and Michael O'Rourke. 2003.
  • Vicinus, M. 'They Wonder to Which Sex I Belong': The Historical Roots of the Modern Lesbian Identity. In The Lesbian and Gay Studies Reader, ed. by H. Abelove and M. A Barale and D. M Halperin. 1993.

Gypsies and Travellers

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  • Acton, Thomas and Mundy, Gary (ed.). Romani Culture and Gypsy Identity. Hatfield, 1997.
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  • Binns, D. A Gypsy Bibliography. Manchester, 1990.
  • Floate, Sharon Sillers. My Ancestors Were Gypsies. Society of Genealogists, Cardiff, 1999.
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Huguenot and French London

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  • Murdoch, Tessa Violet. Huguenot Artists and Craftsmen in London, 1680-1720. Brighton, 2000.

Irish Communities

  • Chill, Adam. Boundaries of Britishness: Boxing, Minorities, and Identity in Late-Georgian Britain. ProQuest, 2007.
  • Earle, Peter. A City Full of People: Men and Women of London 1650-1750. London, 1994.
  • George, Dorothy. London Life in the Eighteenth Century. London, 1925.
  • Jackson, John Archer. The Irish in Britain. London, 1963.
  • Lees, Lynn. Exiles of Erin: Irish Migrants in Victorian London. London, 1979.
  • MacRaild, Donald. The Great Famine and Beyond: Irish Migrants in Britain in the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries. Dublin, 2000.

Jewish Communities

  • Black, Gerry. The History of the Jews' Free School, London since 1732. London, 1998.
  • Chill, Adam. Boundaries of Britishness: Boxing, Minorities, and Identity in Late-Georgian Britain. ProQuest, 2007.
  • Colsen, Percy. The Strange History of Lord George Gordon. London, 1937.
  • Endelman, Todd M. The Jews of Georgian England, 1714-1830: Tradition and Change in a Liberal Society. Philadephia, 1979; 2nd edn, 1999.
  • Endelman, Todd M. Radical assimilation in English Jewish history, 1656-1945. Indiana University Press: Bloomington (IN), 1990.
  • Englander, David. A documentary history of Jewish immigrants in Britain, 1840-1920.. Leicester University Press: Leicester, 1994.
  • Feldman, David. Englishmen and Jews : social relations and political culture, 1840-1914. Yale University Press: London, 1994.
  • Felsenstein, Frank. Anti-Semitic Stereotypes: A Paradigm of Otherness in English Popular Culture, 1660-1830. Baltimore, 1995.
  • Gartner, Lloyd P. The Jewish immigrant in England, 1870-1914. Vallentine Mitchell: London, 2001.
  • Grey, Daniel J. R. ‘Almost Unknown Amongst the Jews’: Jewish Women and Infanticide in London 1890‐1918. The London Journal, 37:2 (2012).
  • Jewish Theological Seminary of America. The Jew as Other: A Century of English Caricature, 1730-1830. New York, 1995.
  • Macfarlane, Karen A. The Jewish Policemen of Eighteenth-Century London. Journal of Modern Jewish Studies, 10:2 (2011).
  • Naggar, Betty. Jewish Pedlars and Hawkers, 1740-1940. Camberley, 1992.
  • Naggar, Betty. Old-Clothes Men: Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries. Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 31 (1992).
  • Perry, Thomas Whipple. Public Opinion, Propaganda, and Politics in Eighteenth-Century England: A Study of the Jew Bill. Cambridge, Mass., 1962.
  • Pollins, Harold. Economic History of the Jews in England. East Brunswick, New Jersey, 1982.
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  • Reitlinger, Gerald R. The Changed Face of English Jewry at the End of the Eighteenth Century. Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 23 (1971).
  • Rosenberg, Edgar. From Shylock to Svengali: Jewish Stereotypes in English Fiction. Stanford, California, 1960.
  • Roth, Cecil. The Great Synagogue, London 1690-1940. London, 1950.
  • Roth, Cecil. A History of the Jews in England. Oxford, 1941; 2nd edn, 1949.
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  • Samuel, Edgar. The Portuguese Jewish Community in London (1656-1830). London, 1992.
  • Shapiro, Rebecca. The Other Anti-Semitism: Philo-Semitism in Eighteenth- and Nineteenth-Century English Literature. PhD thesis. 1997.

Chinese Communities

  • Berridge, Virginia. East End Opium Dens and Narcotic Use in Britain. London Journal, 4:1 (1978).
  • Choo, Ng Kwee. The Chinese in London. London, 1968.
  • May, John. The Chinese in Britain, 1869-1814. In Immigrants and Minorities in British Society, ed. by Colin Holmes. 1978.
  • Seed, John. Limehouse Blues: Looking for Chinatown in the London Docks, 1900-1940. History Workshop Journal, 62 (2006).