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William M. Reddy, William T. Laprade Distinguished Professor Emeritus of History and Cultural Anthropology

William M. Reddy
Office Location:  226 Classroom Building, Durham, NC 27708
Office Phone:  (919) 684-3014
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Curriculum Vitae
  • Ph.D. The University of Chicago 1974
  • M.A. The University of Chicago 1970
  • B.A. The University of Chicago 1969

Cultural History
Medieval and Early Modern History
Intellectual History

Research Interests:

My teaching responsibilities include European history, French history from the eighteenth century to the present, cultural theory (especially the joint methodological interests of historians and anthropologists). My research in the past has dealt with such issues as the social history of industrialization, comparative social history of the modern era, the history of emotions and gender identities in France since 1750, theories of culture, and theories of emotions.

Representative Publications   (More Publications)

  1. Reddy, WM. The Navigation of Feeling: A Framework for the History of Emotions. Cambridge University Press, 2001.
  2. Reddy, WM. The Invisible Code: Honor and Sentiment in Postrevolutionary France, 1815-1848. Berkeley, Calif.: University of California Press, 1997.
  3. Reddy, WM. Money and Liberty in Modern Europe: A Critique of Historial Understanding. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1987.
  4. Reddy, WM. The Rise of Market Culture: The Textile Trade and French Society, 1750-1900.. New York: Cambridge University Press, 1984.

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