Faculty Directory

J. Harvey Smith

Associate Professor

Fields of Study: Modern European History (France), Agrarian Societies, Economic and Business, Labor, Social Movements

Education: Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1972

E-mail: hsmith@niu.edu


  • "Getting to Know Peasants: Local Population Records and Rural Society in Nineteenth-Century France," Histoire sociale/Social History 28 (November, 1995): 375-420.
  • "Family and Class: The Household Economy of Languedoc Winegrowers, 1830-1860," Journal of Family History, vol. 9 (1984): 64-87.

Courses Taught:

  • HIST 312  France Since 1815
  • HIST 423  French Revolution and Napoleon
  • HIST 491  Senior Thesis
  • HIST 540  Reading Seminar in European Rural History
  • HIST 640  Research Seminar in European History