Nicholas Baker

Nicholas Baker

Macquarie University

Cultural History of Renaissance Italy

Statement: Nicholas Baker is writing a cultural history of financial risk taking in Renaissance Italy. The book analyzes the relationship between changing conceptions of time and the future, the meanings ascribed to the taking of chances on future outcomes, and the experiences of such risk taking.  

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Member in Residence for: Second Term