Deborah Valenze, professor of history, joined the faculty of Barnard College in 1989. Before coming to Barnard, she taught at Smith College, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Brandeis University. She has been a research associate at the Center for European Studies, Harvard University and, in 1997-8, she was acting director of the women's studies in religion program at Harvard Divinity School.
At Barnard, Professor Valenze has taught courses on the history of Europe since the Renaissance, Britain since 1600, women and revolution, European poverty, and food.
Her research and scholarship have been supported by the Guggenheim Foundation, the National Endowment for the Humanities, the American Council of Learned Societies, the Yale Center for British Art, the Mary Ingraham Bunting Institute at Radcliffe College, and the American Association of University Women. She has also received a Fulbright-Hays Fellowship.
Her most recent book, Milk: A Local and Global History, has been published by Yale University Press.
Lastest update 13 May 2011 by Sully Rios
Social and cultural history of Britain from 1600 to 1800
"A Social and Cultural History of Food in Europe"
“Britain in the Industrial Age”
"Edible Conflicts: A History of Food"
“European Women in the Age of Revolution”
“History of the Senses in England and France”
“Intro to European History: Renaissance to French Revolution”
“London: From ‘Great Wen’ to World City”
“Money, Markets and Morals in Britain, 1500-1800” (graduate colloquium)
“Poverty and the Social Order in Europe”
“The City in Europe”
“Women, Class and Culture in European History”
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Milk: A Local & Global History by Deborah Valenze, Professor of European History & Studies