Jennifer Popiel

Jennifer Popiel is Associate Professor of History at Saint Louis University. She is the award-winning author of Rousseau's Daughters: Domesticity, Education, and Autonomy in Modern France as well as a Fulbright Research Scholar and past President of the Western Society for French History. She recently recorded From Spinning Wheel to Steam and Steel: Understanding the Age of Industrialization with Modern Scholar recorded books. As an intellectual historian of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, her research has explored women's history, childhood, education, and individuality in the modern world. Her current work examines French Catholics such as Rose Philippine Duchesne to investigate the intersection of vocation, spirituality, and public activism.

Books by Jennifer Popiel

  1. Book CoverRousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791

    Second Edition

    A Norton original in the Reacting to the Past series, Rousseau, Burke, and Revolution in France, 1791 plunges students into the intellectual and political currents that surged through revolutionary Paris in summer 1791.More