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Edward Peters

Henry Charles Lea Professor of History

Edward PetersEdward Peters, Henry Charles Lea Professor of History, specializes in the early history of Europe, from the second to the seventeenth centuries. His chief interests are political and constitutional history, including church history, intellectual and legal history, and historiography. His current research deals with various aspects of crime and punishment, on the one hand, and with the idea of curiosity and the limits of intellectual inquiry, on the other. And a great deal else in between.

Courses Taught (As Schedule Allows)

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Europe and the Middle Ages Inquisition The First Crusade Torture Christian Society and the Crusades Witchcraft in Europe