George Huppert
History Department


George Huppert teaches courses on the history of Early Modern Europe, including the Renaissance and the Reformation, as well as France in the sixteenth century and graduate seminars on topics such as Europe’s early encounters with Asian, African and American cultures. He is the author of The Idea of Perfect History (University of Illinois,1970; French edition, Flammarion, 1973), Les Bourgeois Gentilshommes : An Essay on the Definition of Elites in Renaissance France (University of Chicago, 1977; French edition, Flammarion, 1983; Italian edition, Il Mulino, 1978), Public Schools in Renaissance France (University of Illinois,1984), After the Black Death: A Social History of Early Modern Europe (Indiana University Press,1986; 2nd U.S. ed. 1992; Italian edition, Il Mulino, 1990; Japanese edition, Asahi Shimbunsha Ltd., 1996) and The Style of Paris (Indiana University Press,1998). A past president of The Historical Society(THS), he is currently editor of The Journal of the Historical Society .