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Lecture: The "Jewish" Bill of Exchange: A Forgotten Chapter in European Debates about Jews and Capitalism

Wed, September 30, 2009 • 3:00 PM • GAR 1.102

A lecture by Professor Francesca Trivellato, History Department, Yale University

Francesca Trivellato specializes in the social and economic history of Italy and Mediterranean Europe in the early modern period. Her publications include The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period (Yale University Press, 2009), a book on Venetian glass manufacturing,and two co-edited books of essays, She has also published numerous articles on craft guilds, merchant networks, and Jewish commercial activities.  Her current book project is The “Jewish” Bill of Exchange: A Forgotten Chapter in European Debates about Jews and Capitalism.

Flyer for lecture (PDF, 560KB)

Sponsored by: Schusterman Center for Jewish Studies


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