Natalie Zemon Davis


Natalie Zemon Davis is the Henry Charles Lea Professor of History Emeritus at Princeton and Professor of Medieval Studies at the University of Toronto. She is the author most recently of Trickster Travels: A Sixteenth-Century Muslim Between Worlds. (May 2008)

  • How the FBI Turned Me On to Rare Books

    July 30, 2013

    The year was 1952. I had spent six months in France doing the first research for my PhD thesis. Not long after my return, two gentlemen from the US State Department arrived at our apartment to pick up my passport and that of my husband.