|Died||July 1, 2021 (aged 76–77)|
|Alma mater||Johns Hopkins University |
University of California, Berkeley
|Awards||Bancroft Prize (1993)|
|Institutions||Boston University (2001-) |
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (1986-2001)
|Doctoral advisor||Henry May|
Capper graduated from Johns Hopkins University and UC Berkeley with an M.A. and Ph.D. in history. From 1986 until 2001, he was a professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Since 2001 he has been Professor of History at Boston University. In 1993, his first book, Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life, won the Bancroft Prize. Seven editions of his volume The American Intellectual Tradition, co-edited with David Hollinger, have been published. In 2002, Capper co-founded the journal Modern Intellectual History with Nicholas Phillipson and Anthony J. La Vopa. He died in Minneapolis, Minnesota, on July 1, 2021, from complications of Parkinson's disease.
- Margaret Fuller: An American Romantic Life. Oxford University Press. 1994. ISBN 978-0-19-509267-7.
- Charles Capper; Cristina Giorcelli, eds. (2007). Margaret Fuller: transatlantic crossings in a revolutionary age. University of Wisconsin Press. ISBN 978-0-299-22340-3.
- Charles Capper; Conrad Edick Wright, eds. (1999). Transient and Permanent: The Transcendentalist Movement in Its Contexts. Massachusetts Historical Society. ISBN 978-0-934909-76-1.
- David A. Hollinger; Charles Capper, eds. (2006). The American Intellectual Tradition (5th ed.). Oxford University Press. ISBN 978-0-19-518339-9.
- Anthony J. La Vopa, Nicholas Phillipson, Charles Capper, eds. Modern Intellectual History. ISSN 1479-2443
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2009-12-13. Retrieved 2009-12-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
- David A. Hollinger and Charles Capper, eds., The American Intellectual Tradition: A Source Book (New York, 1989, 1993, 1997, 2001, 2006, 2011, 2016).
- David A. Hollinger, "Charles Capper, Romantic America, and Intellectual History," Modern Intellectual History (2018).
- "Charles Capper, 1944-2021 | Society for US Intellectual History".
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-06-04. Retrieved 2009-12-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)