Professor Jonathan Barry

Publications

Books

Raising Spirits: How the Story of Thomas Perks was Transmitted across the Enlightenment, Palgrave, 2013.

Witchcraft and Demonology in South-West England, 1640-1789, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2012.

The Diary of William Dyer: Bristol in 1762, Bristol, Bristol Record Society, 2012.

Palgrave Advances in Witchcraft Historiography, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2007.

Identity and Agency in English Society, 1500-1800, Basingstoke, Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.

with French H, Identity and agency in England, 1500-1800, 2004.

Articles

Performing Medicine: Medical Culture and Identity in Provincial England, c.1760-1850, ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW, vol. 130, no. 543, 2015, 470-471

The history and antiquities of the city of Bristol: Chatterton in Bristol, Angelaki - Journal of the Theoretical Humanities, vol. 1, no. 2, 1996, 55-81

THE MEANINGS OF FREEDOM - URBAN FREEDOM IN 17TH-CENTURY AND 18TH-CENTURY ENGLAND, QUADERNI STORICI, vol. 30, no. 2, 1995, 487-513

THE MIDDLE CLASSES IN EUROPE, 1789-1914 - FRANCE, GERMANY, ITALY AND RUSSIA - PILBEAM,PM, PAST & PRESENT, no. 145, 1994, 194-208

URBAN IDENTITY AND THE MIDDLING SORT IN EARLY-MODERN ENGLAND, ANNALES-ECONOMIES SOCIETES CIVILISATIONS, vol. 48, no. 4, 1993, 853-883

CONSUMERS PASSIONS - THE MIDDLE-CLASS IN 18TH-CENTURY ENGLAND, HISTORICAL JOURNAL, vol. 34, no. 1, 1991, 207-216

Chapters

with Tatham G, Robert Goadby, the Sherborne Mercury and the urban renaissance in south-west England, in Armstrong C, Hinks J (eds) The English Urban Renaissance Revisited, , 2016

John Henderson (1757-1788) and Changing Attitudes to the Occult in Enlightenment England, in Hedesan J, Rudboeg T (eds) The Old in the New: Historical Transformations of Western Esotericism from the Middle Ages to the Present, , 2016

'Afterword' (in Japanese), in Aoke Y (eds) Members, Constituencies and Interests: Studies in the Parliamentary History of Early Modern and Modern Britain (in Japanese), Tokyo: Yoshida Shoten Publishing, 2015, 301-314

'Charles Wesley's Family and the Musical Life of Bristol', in Banfield S, Temperley N (eds) Music and the Wesleys, Urbana, Illinois: University of Illinois Press, 2010, 141-153

Introduction, in E, George S, Fleming WP (eds) Bristol Probate Inventories Part III: 1690-1804, Bristol: Bristol Record Society, 2008, viii-xviii

The Politics of Pandaemonium, in Newton J, Bath J (eds) Witchcraft and the Act of 1604, Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Press, 2008, 181-206

Entries for 'Keith Thomas', 'Richard Bovet', Joseph Glanvill', 'Somerset Witches', 'John Wesley', in Golden R (eds) Encyclopedia of Witchcarft: The Western Tradition, ABC-CLIO, 2006

The Great Projector: John Cary and the legacy of puritan reform in Bristol 1648-1720., in Pelling M, Mandlebrote S (eds) The Practice of Reform in Health, Medicine and Science 1500-2000, Ashgate, 2005, 185-206

'Chatterton, More and Bristol cultural life in the 1760s', in Hayes A (eds) From Gothic to Romantic: Thomas Chatterton’s Bristol, Bristol: Redcliffe Press, 2005, 21-36

Public infidelity and private belief? The discourse of spirits in Enlightenment Bristol., in DeBlecourt W, Davies O (eds) Beyond the Witch Trials: Witchcraft and Magic in Enlightenment Europe, Manchester University Press, 2004, 117-143

Hell upon Earth or the Language of the Playhouse, in Clark S (eds) Languages of Witchcraft: Narrative, Ideology and Meaning in Early Modern Culture, Palgrave Macmillan, 2001, 139-158

Communicating with authority: the uses of speech, script and print in Bristol, 1640-1714., in Crick J, Walsham A (eds) The Uses of Script and Print, Cambridge University Press, 2001, 191-210

Reviews

The Jewel House: Elizabethan London and the Scientific Revolution., AM HIST REV, vol. 114, no. 1, UNIV CHICAGO PRESS, 2009, 205-206

The politics of commonwealth: Citizens and freemen in early modern England., AM HIST REV, vol. 112, no. 2, 2007, 582-583

English witchcraft 1560-1736, HISTORY, vol. 89, no. 296, 2004, 640-642

The Reformation and the towns in England: Politics and political culture, c.1540-1640, ALBION, vol. 32, no. 1, 2000, 106-107

The historical imagination in early modern Britain: History, rhetoric and fiction, 1500-1800, HIST POLIT THOUGHT, vol. 19, no. 2, 1998, 307-309

The making of the middle class?, Past and Present, vol. 145, no. 1, 1994, 194-208

Conferences

with French H, 'Identity and agency in English society, 1500-1800' - Introduction. IDENTITY AND AGENCY IN ENGLAND, 1500-1800, 2004, 1-37