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Illustrative Bibliography

  • Ilana Ben Amos, The culture of giving: informal support and gift-exchange in early modern England (2008)
  • Gerald Aylmer, 'From Office-holding to Civil Service: The Genesis of Modern Bureaucracy', Transactions of the Royal Historical Society 5th series 30 (1980), 91-108
  • Patricia Bonomi, The Lord Cornbury scandal : the politics of reputation in British America (1998)
  • John Breihan, 'William Pitt and the Commission on Fees 1785-1801', HJ 27 (1984), 59-81
  • John Brewer, The Sinews of Power: War, Money and the English State 1688-1783 (1989)
  • Arthur Burns and Joanna Innes (ed), Rethinking the Age of Reform: Britain 1780-1850 (2007)
  • Anna Clark, Scandal: The Sexual Politics of the British Constitution (2005)
  • Pauline Croft, 'Patronage and corruption, parliament and liberty in seventeenth-century England', HJ 36 (1993) 415-21
  • Faramerz Dabhoiwala, “Sex and the Societies for Moral Reform, 1688–1800,” Journal of British Studies, 46, (2007), 290–319
  • Nicholas Dirks, The Scandal of Empire: India and the Creation of Imperial Britain (2006)
  • J A Downie, ‘The Commission of Public Accounts and the formation of the Country Party’, EHR (1976)
  • P. Euben, 'Corruption' In: Ball, T et al, Political innovation and conceptual change. (Cambridge, 1989), Ch.11, pp.220-246
  • Andrew Fitzmaurice, 'American Corruption' in John F McDiarmid (ed), The Monarchical republic of early modern England (2007)
  • Diego Gambetta, ‘Corruption: An Analytical Map’ in Corrupt Histories ed Kreike and Jordan
  • Aaron Graham, Corruption, Party, and Government in Britain, 1702-1713 (2015)
  • Philip Harling, The Waning of Old Corruption (1996)
  • Philip Harling, ‘Rethinking Old Corruption’, Past and Present (1995)
  • Philip Harling and Peter Mandler, 'From Fiscal-Military state to Laissez-faire state 1760-1850', JBS 32 (1993), 44-70
  • David Hayton, ‘Moral reform and country politics in the late seventeenth-century House of Commons’, Past & Present 128 (1990), 48-91.
  • David Hebb, 'Profiting from misfortune : corruption and the Admiralty under the early Stuarts' in Cogswell, Cust and Lake, Politics, Religion and Popularity in Early Stuart England (2002)
  • Eckhart Hellmuth, 'Why does corruption matter? Reforms and reform movements in Britain and Germany in the second half of the eighteenth century', Proceedings of the British Academy 100 (1999) 5-24
  • Boyd Hilton, The Age of Atonement: The Influence of Evangelicalism on Social and Economic Thought 1795-1865 (1988)
  • Albert Hirschman, The Passions and the Interests: Political Arguments for Capitalism before its Triumph (Princeton, 1977).
  • Thomas Horne, 'Politics in a Corrupt Society: William Arnall's Defense of Robert Walpole', Journal of the History of Ideas 41.4 (1980), 601-14
  • Joel Hurstfield, Freedom, Corruption and Government in Elizabethan England (1973)
  • Joanna Innes, Inferior Politics: social problems and social policies in eighteenth-century Britain (2009)
  • Isaac Kramnick, "Corruption in Eighteenth-Century English and American Political Discourse," in Virtue, Corruption and Self-Interest (Lehigh University, 1994) ed Richard Matthews
  • Ronald Kroeze, Andre Vitoria and Guy Geltner (eds.), Anticorruption in History: From Antiquity to the Modern Era (Oxford, 2017)
  • Philip Lawson and John Phillips, ''Our Execrable Banditti' : Perceptions of Nabobs in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain', Albion, 1984
  • Peter Marshall, East India Fortunes: The British in Bengal in the Eighteenth century (1976)
  • Nieves Mathews, Francis Bacon: The History of a Character Assassination (1996)
  • John Noonan, Bribes
  • Martin Paldam, 'Corruption and Religion Adding to the Economic Model', Kyklos 54, issue 2-3 (2001), pp.383-414
  • Linda Levy Peck, Court Patronage and Corruption in early Stuart England (1990)
  • Mark Philp, 'Defining Political Corruption' Political Studies (1997), XLV, 436-62 (available electronically)
  • Wilfred Prest, 'Judicial corruption in early modern England', P&P 133 (1991) 67-95
  • Brian Smith, 'Edmund Burke, The Warren Hastings Trial and the Moral Dimension of Corruption', Polity (2008)
  • Alan Stewart, 'Bribery, buggery, and the fall of Lord Chancellor Bacon' in Victoria Kahn and Lorna Hutson (eds) Rhetoric and law in Early modern Europe (2001)
  • Simon Targett, 'Government and Ideology during the Age of Whig Supremacy: the Political Argument of Sir Robert Walpole's Newspaper Propagandists', HJ 37 (1994),
  • Philip Woodfine, ‘Tempters or Tempted? The Rhetoric and Practice of Corruption in Walpolean Politics’ in Kreike and Jordan, Corrupt Histories