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Professor Emeritus
Arts & Sciences
Phone:(656) 31-80
Public Relations:Lee Ann Cox (802)656-1107
Specialty:contemporary history; European intellectual history
Biography:Hutton's research and writing is in European intellectual history. His books include "The Cult of the Revolutionary Tradition (1981), "History as an Art of Memory" (1993),and "Philippe Aries and the Politics of French Cultural History (2004). He has taught courses in French history, European intellectual history and historiography, and contemporary history, and currently teaches two courses: "Ideas in the Western Tradition: Antiquity," for UVM's Integrated Humanities Program, and a seminar for sophomores in the Honors College entitled:"Everyday Life in the Modern World."