Jewish Finance: A Myth

"Against the general tendency to diminish the relevance of the humanities, and history in particular, I wanted to reaffirm the value of academic research, even the seemingly most abstruse research, to understand some long-term dynamics of modern capitalism."

Francesca Trivellato, Professor in the School of Historical Studies, joins Corriere della Sera for an interview announcing the Italian translation of her recent book, The Promise and Peril of Credit: What a Forgotten Legend about Jews and Finance Tells Us about the Making of European Commercial Society (Princeton University Press, 2019).

Read the interview at Corriere della Sera, and find an excerpt from Promise and Peril here.