SNA Bibliography

Introductory Texts

Stephen P. Borgatti, Martin G. Everett, and Jeffrey C. Johnson, Analyzing Social Networks (2013)

Charles Kadushin, Understanding Social Networks: Theories, Concepts, and Findings (2012)

Bernice A. Pescosolido, ‘The Sociology of Social Networks’, in 21st Century Sociology, Clifton D. Bryant & Dennis L. Peck (eds.), ch. 20.

Christina Prell, Social Network Analysis: History, Theory & Methodology (2012)

John Scott, Social Network Analysis: a Handbook. Third edn (2012)

Specialized Texts

Nick Crossley et al., Social Network Analysis for Ego-Nets (2015)


Historical Social Network Analysis

Tom Brughmans, Anna Collar, Fiona Coward (eds.), The Connected Past: Challenges to Network Studies in Archaeology and History (2016)

— See also the Connected Past blog.

Anna Collar, ‘Military Networks and the Cult of Jupiter Dolichenus’, in Von Kummuh nach Telouch: Historische und archäologische Untersuchungen in Kommagene, ed. Engelbert Winter (2011).

Shawn Graham and Giovanni Ruffini, ‘Network Analysis and Greco-Roman Prosopography’, in K.S.B. Keats-Rohan, (ed.) Prosopography Approaches and Applications. A Handbook (2007)

Robert Gramsch, Das Reich als Netzwerk der Fürsten. Politische Strukturen unter dem Doppelkönigtum Friedrichs II. und Heinrichs (VII.) 1225-1235 (2013)

Paul Ormerod, Andrew P. Roach, ‘The Medieval inquisition: scale-free networks and the suppression of heresy’, Physica A 339 (2004), 645-652

Paul Ormerod, Andrew P. Roach, ‘Emergent Scale-free Social Networks in History: Burning and the Rise of English Protestantism’, Cultural Science, 1.1 (2008)

John F. Padgett, Christopher K. Ansell, ‘Robust Action and the Rise of the Medici, 1400-1434’, American Journal of Sociology, 98.6 (1993), 1259-1319.

Isabelle Rosé, ‘Reconstitution, représentation graphique et analyse des réseaux de pouvoir au haut Moyen Âge. Approche des pratiques sociales de l’aristocratie à partir de l’exemple d’Odon de Cluny (†942)’, REDES – Revista hispana para el análisis de redes sociales, 21.5 (2011).

Giovanni Ruffini, Social Networks in Byzantine Egypt (2008)

Charles Wetherell, ‘Historical Social Network Analysis’, International Review of Social History 43 (1998), Supplement, 125-144.