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sous-titre: Anti-Catholicism in early modern England and Scotland

This course seeks to assess the multi-faceted nature of anti-Catholicism. Drawing on John Wolffe’s taxonomy of anti-Catholicism into four distinct categories –constitutional-national, theological, popular and socio-cultural– it first attempts to chart the shifting contours of anti-Catholicism in Protestant discourse from the mid-sixteenth century to the late eighteenth century in both England and Scotland. It then explores more particularly the manifestations of anti-Catholicism in eighteenth-century Scotland and the various ways in which Scottish Catholics responded to them.

Each class will revolve around a particular theme and discussions of the assigned readings for the week.

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- contrôle continu : une étude de source 30% 
participation tout au long du semestre (préparation de textes, prise de parole, etc.) 20% 
un devoir sur table de 2 heures en fin de semestre (commentaire de texte ou dissertation) 50%. 

- contrôle dérogatoire session 1 : une épreuve sur table en 3 heures (commentaire de texte ou dissertation).


SESSION 2 : une épreuve sur table en 3 heures (commentaire de texte ou dissertation)

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Primary sources
Pamphlets, sermons, prints, etc. available on EEBO, ECCO or/and online
Secondary sources
Colley, Linda. Britons. Forging the Nation 1707-1837 (rev. edn; New Haven: Yale University Press, 2009)
Gheeraert-Graffeuille Claire & Geraldine Vaughan. Anti-Catholicism in Britain and Ireland, 1600-2000: Practices, Representations and Ideas (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2020)
Haefeli, Evan. Against Popery: Britain, Empire, and Anti-Catholicism (Charlottesville and London: University of Virginia Press, 2020)
Haydon, Colin. Anti-Catholicism in Eighteenth Century England, c. 1714–80 (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 1993)
Lake, Peter. ‘Anti-Popery: The Structure of a Prejudice’, in Conflict in Early Stuart England: Studies in Religion and Politics 1603–1642, ed. Richard Cust and Ann Hughes (1989; Abingdon: Routledge, 2014), pp. 72–106
Lewycky, Nadine & Adam Morton, eds. Getting Along? Religious Identities and Confessional Relations in Early Modern England (London: Routledge, 2012)
Lux-Sterritt Laurence. ‘Qui est papiste n’est point anglais: identité et altérité dans les pamphlets anticatholiques de l’Angleterre moderne” in Martin Dumont, ed. Coexistences confessionnelles en Europe à l’époque moderne. Théories et pratiques, XVIe-XVIIe siècles (Paris: Honoré Champion, 2015), pp. 134–52
Marotti, Arthur. Religious Ideology and Cultural Fantasy: Catholic and Anti-Catholic Discourses in Early Modern England (Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2005)
Marotti, Arthur, ed. Catholicism and Anti-Catholicism in Early Modern English Texts (Basingstoke: Macmillan, 1999)
Milton, Anthony. Catholic and Reformed: The Roman and Protestant Churches in English Protestant Thought, 1600-1640 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995)
Morton, Adam. ‘Popery, politics, and play: visual culture in succession crisis England’, The Seventeenth Century 31.4 (2016) 411–449
Prunier, Clotilde. Anti-Catholic Strategies in eighteenth-century Scotland (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2004)
Spurlock, R. Scott. ‘“I do disclaim both Ecclesiasticke and Politick Popery”: Lay Catholic Identity in Early Modern Scotland’ Records of the Scottish Church History Society 38 (2008) 5–22
Walsham, Alexandra. Catholic Reformation in Protestant Britain (Farnham: Ashgate, 2014)
Wolffe, John. ‘Comparative Historical Categorisation of Anti-Catholicism’, Journal of Religious History, 39 (2015), 182–202
Wolffe, John, ed. Protestant-Catholic Conflict from the Reformation to the 21st Century (London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013)

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