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Charles W. Ingrao

Professor, Department of History

Ph.D. Brown University, 1974


Office: UNIV Room 325
Office Phone: 765-494-8385
Fax: 765-496-1755
E-mail: ingrao@purdue.edu


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West Lafayette, IN  47907-2087


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European History.  Early Modern Europe and Habsburg History.







Professor Ingrao has a BA degree from Wesleyan (1969) and a Ph.D. from Brown (1974).  His areas of specialty are Early Modern Europe, Habsburg and Central European History.  Since 1995, he has been the editor of the Austrian History Yearbook and, since 1997, general editor of the Purdue University Press "Central European Studies" series.  His publications include:  The Habsburg Monarchy, 1618-1815, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1994; The Hessian Mercenary State:  Ideas, Institutions, and Reform under Frederick II, 1760-1785, Cambridge University Press, 1987; In Quest and Crisis: Emperor Joseph I and the Habsburg Monarchy, West Lafayette, IN, Purdue University Press, 1979; Josef I. Der "vergessene" Kaiser, Vienna: Styria Verlag, 1982, revised and expanded German edition.  Over the past decade he has focused on issues of ethnic conflict and coexistence in contemporary central Europe, and presently directs The Scholars' Initiative: Confronting the Yugoslav Controversies (www.cla.purdue.edu/si).

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