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Francesca Trivellato, Professor of History

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Episode: April 1, 2009

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A Professor of History at Yale, Professor Francesca Trivellato specializes in the social and economic history of Italy, continental Europe and the Mediterranean in the early modern period. She is the author of a book on Venetian glass manufacturing and she has also published several essays on craft guilds, women's work, and merchant networks. We talk with her about her newest book The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period.

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