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Kathryn Norberg

Associate Professor

Contact Information

Office  5248 Bunche Hall
Phone  310-825-7317

2000-2005 CoEditor, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture & Society

2003-2004 President, Western Society for French History

1992-1996 Director, UCLA Center for the Study of Women

1998-1999 Co-Chair, UCLA Women's Studies

Selected Publications


Fashion Prints in the Age of Louis XIV Edited with Sandra Rosenbaum. Texas Tech University Press, 2014.

Furnishing the Eighteenth Century. Edited with Dena Goodman. New York: Routledge, 2006.

From Royal to Republican Body: Incorporating the Political in Seventeenth and Eighteenth-Century France. Edited with Sara Melzer. Berkeley:University of California Press, 1998.

Fiscal Crises and Representative Government, edited with Philip Hoffman Stanford University Press, 1994.

Rich and Poor in Grenoble, 1600-1814 University of California Press, Berkeley: 1985.

“Louis XIV: King of Fashion?” in The Fashion Print in the Age of Louis XIV. Costume Society of America Series. Edited by Kathryn Norberg & Sandra Rosenbaum (Lubbock, TX: Texas Tech University Press, 2014), 135-165.

"The Prostitute's Body: Medieval to Modern, 1500-1740," in The Routledge History of the Body & Sex in the West Edited by Sarah Toulalan & Kathryn Fischer (London: Routledge, 2012).393-408.

"In Her Own Words: An Eighteenth-Century Madame Tells her Story,"in Prostitution and Eighteenth-Century Culture: Sex, Copmmerce and Morality Edited by Ann Lewis & Markman Ellis (London: Pickering & Chatto, 2012)

“Salon as Stage: Actress/Courtesans and their Homes in Late
Eighteenth-century Paris,” in The Architecture of Identity in Eighteenth-
Century Europe. Edited by Denise Amy Baxter and Meredith Miller (Aldershot: Ashgate, 2010.

“Women of the Palace: Versailles 1682-1721" in Servants of the Dynasty: Women of the World Palaces. Edited by Anne Walthall( Berkeley, CA.:University of California Press, 2008), 191-215.


History of Prostitution, European Women pre-1800, Material Culture: Fashion, Furniture, Women of the French Court