Martha Howell is Miriam Champion Professor of History at Columbia. Her books include Commerce Before Capitalism in Europe, 1300–1600 and The Marriage Exchange: Property, Social Place and Gender in Cities of the Low Countries, 1300–1550. (April 2016)
The Richest Man Who Ever Lived: The Life and Times of Jacob Fugger
by Greg Steinmetz
April 7, 2016 issue
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