1: Books

  • Remembering Peasants: A Personal History of a Vanished World (Allen Lane/The Penguin Press and USA, Scribner/Simon and Schuster, early 2024)
  • Going to My Fathers House: A History of My Times (Verso, 2021)
  • The State of Freedom: A Social History of the British State since 1800 (Cambridge University Press, 2013)
  •  ed., with Tony Bennett, Material Powers: History, Culture and the Material Turn (Routledge, 2010).
  • The Rule of Freedom: Liberalism and the City in Britain (Verso, 2003).
  • The Social in Question : New Bearings in History and the Social Sciences, edited by Patrick Joyce, with contribution (Routledge, 2002).
  • The Oxford Reader on Class, edited and introduced by Patrick Joyce (Oxford University Press, 1995).
  • Democratic Subjects: the Self and the Social in Nineteenth-century England (Cambridge University Press, 1994).
  • Visions of the People: Industrial England and the Question of Class 1848-1914 (CUP, 1991).
  • The Historical Meanings of Work, edited and introduced by P. Joyce (Cambridge University Press, 1987; CUP Paperback, 1989).
  • Work, Society and Politics: The Culture of the Factory in Later Victorian England (Harvester Press, Brighton, 1980; Rutgers University Press, New Brunswick, 1980; Gregg Revival 1991).

2: Articles

Published, selection as follows:

  • Chandra Mukerji and Patrick Joyce “The State of Things: Reconfiguring State History and Theory”, Theory and Society, 2017.
  • “The Journey West”, Field Day Review, 10, 2014
    “Time Thickens: the Other West”, Field Day Review, 11, 2015
  • What is the Social in Social History?” Past & Present, 206, Feb. 2010
  • “The gift of the past: towards a critical history” in K. Jenkins, et al (eds), Manifestoes for History (Routledge, 2007).
  • “More secondary modern than postmodern”, Rethinking History, 5:3, Dec.2001.
  • “The politics of the liberal archive”, in History of the Human Sciences, Feb.,1999. a revised version of this published 2005, ed. Hans Erich Boedecker, Libraries As Archives (Max Planck Institute and Vandenhoeck & Ruprect, Gottingen).
  • “The return of history : postmodernism and the politics of academic history in Britain”, Past and Present, no 158, Feb 1998 207-235.
  • “The end of social history?”, Social History, 20:1, Jan. 1995, 73-91.
  • “The imaginary discontents of social history”, Social History, 18:1, Jan. 1993.
  • “History and post-modernism”, Past and Present, 133, Nov. 1991.
  • “Work”, chapter in Cambridge Social History of Great Britain, 1750-1950, vol.II (3 vols.), ed. F.M.L. Thompson (Cambridge University Press, 1990), 131-195.
  • “The factory politics of Lancashire in the later nineteenth century”, Historical Journal, XVIII, no. 3, 1975, 525-555

A number of the article and chapters cited above are also extensively anthologised in various readers on the nature of contemporary history, post-modernism and history, etc.