The 'Jewish' Bill of Exchange: A Forgotten Chapter in European Debates

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

Wed, September 30, 2009 | Garrison Hall, Room 1.102

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

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.

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