Publications

Books

  1. Art and Religion in eighteenth-century Europe (348pp., Reaktion Books: London, 2009).
  2. Christianity in Revolutionary Europe, 1750-1830 (396pp., Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, 2003).
  3. The French Revolution 1789-1802: Liberty, authority and the search for stability, 1789-1804 (336pp., Palgrave/Macmillan: Basingstoke, 2004).

Articles and Chapters

  1. Nigel Aston, 'Necker and aristocratic constitutionalism: the British connection' in Julian Swann (ed), Post-Revisionist perspectives on the politics of later eighteenth-century France (British Academy 2012)
  2. Nigel Aston, 'Petty and Fitzmaurice: Lord Shelburne and his brother' in (ed), Studies in Early Modern Political, Cultural and Social History (Boydell Press 2011)
  3. ‘Archbishop Markham and political preaching in wartime England, 1776-77’, in Religion, Politics, and Dissent, 1660-1832. Essays in Honour of James E. Bradley, eds. Robert D. Cornwall and William Gibson (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2010), pp. 185-218.
  4. ‘The Dean and Canons of St George’s in the eighteenth century’, in eds. Nigel Saul & Tim Tatton-Brown, St George’s Chapel, Windsor. History and Heritage (The Dovecote Press, Wimborne Minster, 2010), pp. 150-6.
  5. Hutchinsonians (act. c.1724–c.1770)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, online edn, Oxford University Press, Oct 2008
  6. ‘The Court of George II: Lord Berkeley of Stratton’s Perspective’, The Court Historian 13 (2008), pp. 171-93.
  7. ‘Church and State in Continental Catholic Europe’ in the Cambridge History of Christianity, vol. VII, Enlightenment, Reawakening and Revolution 1660-1815, eds. Timothy Tackett and Stewart J. Brown (Cambridge, 2006), pp. 15-32.
  8. ‘The D’Epresmesnil of the Clergy: Lauzières de Thémines, Bishop of Blois, and the politics of the Pre-Revolution’, French History 19 (2005), pp. 236-57.
  9. Essay on 'Jesus in French spirituality' in Jesus in History, Culture and Thought: An Encyclopedia, ed. J.L. Houlden (ABC-Clio: Oxford, 2005), pp. 299-305.
  10. 60 biographical essays (mainly on eighteenth-century divines and politicians) for the Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (Oxford, 2004).
  11. ‘From personality to party: the creation and transmission of Hutchinsonianism, c.1725-1750’, Studies in History and Philosophy of Science 35 (2004), pp 625-644.
  12. ‘St Paul's cathedral and the public culture of eighteenth-century Britain’, part of the St Paul's: The Cathedral Church of London 604-2004, eds. Derek Keene, Arthur Burns and Andrew Saint (New Haven, Yale University Press, 2004), pp. 363-71.
  13. '"Achitophel Firebrand" at St Asaph: Dean Shipley and the withering of Whiggism in the Church of England', in Religion, Politics and Identity in Britain, 1660-1832, eds. W. Gibson and R. Ingrams (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2004), pp. 299-320.
  14. 'Burke and the conspiratorial origins of the French Revolution: some Anglo-French comparisons', in Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theory in Early Modern Europe: From the Waldensians to the French Revolution, eds. Barry Coward and Julian Swann (Ashgate: Aldershot, 2004), pp. 213-33.
  15. 'French Protestants and the French Revolution' in the Encyclopedia of Protestantism, ed. Hans J. Hillerbrand (4 vols., Routledge: London, 2004), i. 405-10.
  16. ‘John Wesley and the Social Elite of Georgian Britain’, Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester 85 (2003), pp. 123-36.
  17. Contributor to ed. Alan Charles Kors, Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment, 4 vols., (New York: Oxford University Press, 2003). Essay on royal courts and dynasties (iii. 482-7); biographical entries on Edward Gibbon (ii. 127-30) and John Wilkes (iv. 257-8).
  18. Contributor to the Reader's Guide to British History, ed. David Loades (London; Fitzroy Dearborn/Routledge, 2 vols., 2003). Entries on William Pitt the elder (ii. 820-5); Lord North (ii. 675-9); Convocation of the Church of England (i. 134-7); City of Leeds (i. 110-12)

 

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