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Linda S. Frey

Professor Emeritus of History

Personal Summary

Linda Frey specializes in the development of international law and 18th century Central Europe and France and welcomes graduate students who wish to work in those areas. Do not hesitate to contact her by email if you are interested in working with her.


PhD, Ohio State University, 1971

Field of Study

Early Modern European History, particularly France and Germany; International Law and the International State System; The French Revolution

Selected Publications

Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Europe, 1618-1900.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2007.  (with Marsha Frey)

The French Revolution. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2004.  (with Marsha Frey)

The History of Diplomatic Immunity.  Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 1999.  (with Marsha Frey)  *Awarded the best subsequent book prize by Phi Alpha Theta. 

The Treaties of the War of the Spanish Succession: A Historical and Critical Dictionary.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1995.  (with Marsha Frey)

Societies in Upheaval: Insurrections in France, Hungary, and Spain in the Early Eighteenth Century.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1987.  (with Marsha Frey)

Women in Western European History.  Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1986.  (with Marsha Frey and Joanne Schnieder)

Friedrick I. Preussens erster Konig.  Vienna: Verlag Styria, 1984.

Observations from The Hague and Utrecht: William Henry Harrison's Letters to Henry Watkins, 1711-1712.  Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Libraries, 1979.  (wtih Marsha Frey and John C. Rule)