Today’s episode reaches back into history to the overlooked example of Genoa, where we discover the late medieval origins of entrepreneurial skills and institutions that formed the springboard for early modern economic development. The forgotten republican tradition of Genoa, moreover, poses an interesting alternative to the militarist and statist views of Machiavelli.
About the Guest
Matteo Salonia, previously a lecturer in history at the University of Liverpool, will be teaching at King’s College in the fall.
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