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Laurie Nussdorfer

William Armstrong Professor of History, Emerita

Professor of Letters, Emerita


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BA Yale University
MA Princeton University
MSC London School of Economics and Political Science
PHD Princeton University

Laurie Nussdorfer

I'm a historian of early modern Rome (1500-1800). My research explores a wide range of topics in political, social, and cultural history from popular politics, print culture, urban space, and legal practices to artists' organizations and men's households. My latest book is Brokers of Public Trust: Notaries in Early Modern Rome (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009). Currently I'm working on a book on male servants in Baroque Rome.

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