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Chapter 5 - Jews and the Early Modern Economy

from Part I - The World of Early Modern Jewry, c. 1500–1650
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The Cambridge History of Judaism
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Cohen, Mark R., ed., The Autobiography of a Seventeenth-Century Venetian Rabbi: Leon Modena’s Life of Judah (Princeton, 1988).
Goldish, Matt, Jewish Questions: Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period (Princeton, 2008).
Lowenthal, Marvin, ed., The Memoirs of Glückel of Hameln (New York, 1977).
Luzzatto, Simone, Discorso circa il stato degl’ebrei … [Venice, 1638] (anastatic reprint, Bologna, 1976).
“Notarial Records Relating to the Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam up to 1639,” Studia Rosenthaliana (1967– ).
Rosenthal, Gilbert S., ed. and trans., Banking and Finance among Jews in Renaissance Italy: A Critical Edition of “The Eternal Life” (Haye Olam) by Yehiel Nissim da Pisa (New York, 1962).
Wolf, Lucien, Menasseh Ben Israel’s Mission to Oliver Cromwell (London, 1901).
Arbel, Benjamin, “Jews, the Rise of Capitalism and Cambio: Commercial Credit and Maritime Insurance in the Early Modern Mediterranean World” [Hebrew], Zion 69, 2 (2004), 157202.
Arbel, Benjamin, “Jews in International Trade: The Emergence of the Levantines and Ponentines,” in Davis, Robert C. and Ravid, Benjamin, eds., The Jews of Early Modern Venice (Baltimore, 2001), 7396.
Arbel, Benjamin, Trading Nations: Jews and Venetians in the Early Modern Eastern Mediterranean (Leiden, 1995).
Arkin, Marcus, Aspects of Jewish Economic History (Philadelphia, 1975).
Baron, Salo W., A Social and Religious History of the Jews, 18 vols. (New York, 1937–83).
Bloom, Herbert I., The Economic Activities of the Jews of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Williamsport, PA, 1937).
Blumenkranz, Bernard, “Les Juifs dans le commerce maritime de Venise (1592–1609),” Revue des Études Juives 120 (1961), 143–51.
Boyajian, James C., Portuguese Bankers at the Court of Spain, 1626–1650 (New Brunswick, NJ, 1983).
Boyajian, James C., The Portuguese Trade in Asia under the Habsburgs, 1580–1640 (Baltimore, 1993).
Braude, Benjamin, “The Myth of the Sephardi Economic Superman,” in Adelman, Jeremy and Aron, Stephen, eds., Trading Cultures: The Worlds of Western Merchants, (Turnhout, 2001), 165–94.
Braude, Benjamin, “The Rise and Fall of Salonica Woollens, 1500–1650: Technology Transfer and Western Competition,” Mediterranean Historical Review 6, 2 (1991), 216–36.
Braude, Benjamin, “Venture and Faith in the Commercial Life of the Ottoman Balkans, 1500–1650,” International History Review 7, 4 (1985), 519–42.
Carsten, Francis, “The Court Jews: A Prelude to Emancipation,” Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 3 (1958), 140–56; repr. in Carsten, Essays in German History (London, 1985), 127–43.
Dynner, Glenn, Yankel’s Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland (Oxford, 2013).
Filippini, Jean Pierre, Il porto di Livorno e la Toscana (1676–1814), 3 vols. (Naples, 1998).
Fram, Edward, Ideals Face Reality: Jewish Law and Life in Poland, 1550–1650 (Cincinnati, 1997).
Goris, J. A., Étude sur les colonies marchandes méridionales (portugais, espagnols, italiens) à Anvers de 1488 à 1568: contribution à l’étude des débuts du capitalisme moderne (Louvain, 1925).
Hundert, Gershon David, “The Role of the Jews in Commerce in Early Modern Poland–Lithuania,” Journal of European Economic History 16, 2 (1987), 245–75.
Israel, Jonathan I., Diasporas within a Diaspora: Jews, Crypto-Jews and the World Maritime Empires (1540–1740) (Leiden, 2002).
Israel, Jonathan I., Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740 (Oxford, 1989).
Israel, Jonathan I., European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550–1750, 2nd edn. (Oxford, 1989).
Jersch-Wenzel, Stefi, “Jewish Economic Activity in Early Modern Times,” in Po-Chia Hsia, R. and Lehmann, Hartmut, eds., In and Out of the Ghetto: Jewish–Gentile Relations in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany (Cambridge, 1995), 91101.
Kagan, Richard L., and Morgan, Philip D., eds., Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500–1800 (Baltimore, 2009.
Karp, Jonathan, The Politics of Jewish Commerce: Economic Ideology and Emancipation in Europe, 1638–1848 (Cambridge, 2008).
Lipman, V. D., “Sephardi and Other Jewish Immigrants in England in the Eighteenth Century,” in Newman, Aubrey, ed., Migration and Settlement (Proceedings of the Anglo-American Jewish Historical Conference, 1970) (London, 1971), 3762.
Menkis, Richard, “The Gradis Family of Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux: A Social and Economic Study” (Ph.D. thesis, Brandeis University, 1988).
Penslar, Derek J., Shylock’s Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe (Berkeley, 2001).
Raposo, José do Nascimento, “Don Gabriel de Silva, a Portuguese-Jewish Banker in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux” (Ph.D. thesis, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 1989).
Ravid, Benjamin, Economics and Toleration in Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Background and Context of the Discorso of Simone Luzzatto (Jerusalem, 1978).
Ravid, Benjamin, “‘How Profitable the Nation of the Jewes Are’: The Humble Addresses of Menasseh ben Israel and the Discorso of Simone Luzzatto,” in Rainharz, Jehuda and Swetschinski, Daniel, eds., Mystics, Philosophers, and Politicians: Essays in Jewish Intellectual History in Honor of Alexander Altmann (Durham, NC, 1982), 159–80.
Ravid, Benjamin, “A Tale of Three Cities and their Raison d’État: Ancona, Venice, Livorno, and the Competition for Jewish Merchants in the Sixteenth Century,” Mediterranean Historical Review 6, 2 (1991), 138–62.
Rosman, Moseh, The Lords’ Jews: Magnate–Jewish Relations in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge, MA, 1990).
Ross, J. M., “Naturalisation of Jews in England,” Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 24 (1970–3), 5974.
Roth, Cecil, Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi (Philadelphia, 1948).
Samuel, Edgar, “The Jews in English Foreign Trade – A Consideration of the ‘Philo-Patriae’ Pamphlets of 1753,” in Shaftesley, J. M., ed., Remember the Day: Essays on Anglo-Jewish History presented to Cecil Roth by Members of the Council of the Jewish Historical Society of England (London, 1966), 123–43.
Studnicki-Gizbert, Daviken, A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492–1640 (Oxford, 2007).
Swetschinski, Daniel, and Schönduve, Loeki, De famille Lopes Suasso financiers van Willem III / The Lopes Suasso family, bankers to William III (Amsterdam, 1988).
Swetschinski, Daniel M., “Kinship and Commerce: The Foundation of Portuguese Jewish Life in Seventeenth-Century Holland,” Studia Rosenthaliana 15 (1981), 5274.
Teller, Adam, Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates (Stanford, 2016).
Toaff, Ariel, and Schwarzfuchs, Simon, eds., The Mediterranean and the Jews: Banking, Finance and International Trade (XVI–XVIII Centuries) (Ramat-Gan, 1989).
Trivellato, Francesca, “Credit, Honor, and the Early Modern French Legend of the Jewish Invention of Bills of Exchange,” Journal of Modern History 84, 2 (2012), 289334.
Trivellato, Francesca, The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period (New Haven, 2009).
Vlessing, Odette, “Portuguese-Jewish Merchant Community in Seventeenth-century Amsterdam,” in Lesger, Clé and Noordegraaf, Leo, eds., Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship in Early Modern Times: Merchants and Industrialists within the Orbit of the Dutch Staple Market. (The Hague, 1995), 223–43.
Weinryb, Bernard D., The Jews of Poland: A Social and Economic History of the Jewish Community in Poland from 1100 to 1800 (Philadelphia, 1973).
Yogev, Gedalia, Diamonds and Coral: Anglo-Dutch Jews and Eighteenth-Century Trade (Leicester, 1978).
Cohen, Mark R., ed., The Autobiography of a Seventeenth-Century Venetian Rabbi: Leon Modena’s Life of Judah (Princeton, 1988).
Goldish, Matt, Jewish Questions: Sephardic Life in the Early Modern Period (Princeton, 2008).
Lowenthal, Marvin, ed., The Memoirs of Glückel of Hameln (New York, 1977).
Luzzatto, Simone, Discorso circa il stato degl’ebrei … [Venice, 1638] (anastatic reprint, Bologna, 1976).
“Notarial Records Relating to the Portuguese Jews in Amsterdam up to 1639,” Studia Rosenthaliana (1967– ).
Rosenthal, Gilbert S., ed. and trans., Banking and Finance among Jews in Renaissance Italy: A Critical Edition of “The Eternal Life” (Haye Olam) by Yehiel Nissim da Pisa (New York, 1962).
Wolf, Lucien, Menasseh Ben Israel’s Mission to Oliver Cromwell (London, 1901).
Arbel, Benjamin, “Jews, the Rise of Capitalism and Cambio: Commercial Credit and Maritime Insurance in the Early Modern Mediterranean World” [Hebrew], Zion 69, 2 (2004), 157202.
Arbel, Benjamin, “Jews in International Trade: The Emergence of the Levantines and Ponentines,” in Davis, Robert C. and Ravid, Benjamin, eds., The Jews of Early Modern Venice (Baltimore, 2001), 7396.
Arbel, Benjamin, Trading Nations: Jews and Venetians in the Early Modern Eastern Mediterranean (Leiden, 1995).
Arkin, Marcus, Aspects of Jewish Economic History (Philadelphia, 1975).
Baron, Salo W., A Social and Religious History of the Jews, 18 vols. (New York, 1937–83).
Bloom, Herbert I., The Economic Activities of the Jews of Amsterdam in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Williamsport, PA, 1937).
Blumenkranz, Bernard, “Les Juifs dans le commerce maritime de Venise (1592–1609),” Revue des Études Juives 120 (1961), 143–51.
Boyajian, James C., Portuguese Bankers at the Court of Spain, 1626–1650 (New Brunswick, NJ, 1983).
Boyajian, James C., The Portuguese Trade in Asia under the Habsburgs, 1580–1640 (Baltimore, 1993).
Braude, Benjamin, “The Myth of the Sephardi Economic Superman,” in Adelman, Jeremy and Aron, Stephen, eds., Trading Cultures: The Worlds of Western Merchants, (Turnhout, 2001), 165–94.
Braude, Benjamin, “The Rise and Fall of Salonica Woollens, 1500–1650: Technology Transfer and Western Competition,” Mediterranean Historical Review 6, 2 (1991), 216–36.
Braude, Benjamin, “Venture and Faith in the Commercial Life of the Ottoman Balkans, 1500–1650,” International History Review 7, 4 (1985), 519–42.
Carsten, Francis, “The Court Jews: A Prelude to Emancipation,” Leo Baeck Institute Year Book 3 (1958), 140–56; repr. in Carsten, Essays in German History (London, 1985), 127–43.
Dynner, Glenn, Yankel’s Tavern: Jews, Liquor, and Life in the Kingdom of Poland (Oxford, 2013).
Filippini, Jean Pierre, Il porto di Livorno e la Toscana (1676–1814), 3 vols. (Naples, 1998).
Fram, Edward, Ideals Face Reality: Jewish Law and Life in Poland, 1550–1650 (Cincinnati, 1997).
Goris, J. A., Étude sur les colonies marchandes méridionales (portugais, espagnols, italiens) à Anvers de 1488 à 1568: contribution à l’étude des débuts du capitalisme moderne (Louvain, 1925).
Hundert, Gershon David, “The Role of the Jews in Commerce in Early Modern Poland–Lithuania,” Journal of European Economic History 16, 2 (1987), 245–75.
Israel, Jonathan I., Diasporas within a Diaspora: Jews, Crypto-Jews and the World Maritime Empires (1540–1740) (Leiden, 2002).
Israel, Jonathan I., Dutch Primacy in World Trade, 1585–1740 (Oxford, 1989).
Israel, Jonathan I., European Jewry in the Age of Mercantilism, 1550–1750, 2nd edn. (Oxford, 1989).
Jersch-Wenzel, Stefi, “Jewish Economic Activity in Early Modern Times,” in Po-Chia Hsia, R. and Lehmann, Hartmut, eds., In and Out of the Ghetto: Jewish–Gentile Relations in Late Medieval and Early Modern Germany (Cambridge, 1995), 91101.
Kagan, Richard L., and Morgan, Philip D., eds., Atlantic Diasporas: Jews, Conversos, and Crypto-Jews in the Age of Mercantilism, 1500–1800 (Baltimore, 2009.
Karp, Jonathan, The Politics of Jewish Commerce: Economic Ideology and Emancipation in Europe, 1638–1848 (Cambridge, 2008).
Lipman, V. D., “Sephardi and Other Jewish Immigrants in England in the Eighteenth Century,” in Newman, Aubrey, ed., Migration and Settlement (Proceedings of the Anglo-American Jewish Historical Conference, 1970) (London, 1971), 3762.
Menkis, Richard, “The Gradis Family of Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux: A Social and Economic Study” (Ph.D. thesis, Brandeis University, 1988).
Penslar, Derek J., Shylock’s Children: Economics and Jewish Identity in Modern Europe (Berkeley, 2001).
Raposo, José do Nascimento, “Don Gabriel de Silva, a Portuguese-Jewish Banker in Eighteenth-Century Bordeaux” (Ph.D. thesis, York University, Toronto, Ontario, 1989).
Ravid, Benjamin, Economics and Toleration in Seventeenth-Century Venice: The Background and Context of the Discorso of Simone Luzzatto (Jerusalem, 1978).
Ravid, Benjamin, “‘How Profitable the Nation of the Jewes Are’: The Humble Addresses of Menasseh ben Israel and the Discorso of Simone Luzzatto,” in Rainharz, Jehuda and Swetschinski, Daniel, eds., Mystics, Philosophers, and Politicians: Essays in Jewish Intellectual History in Honor of Alexander Altmann (Durham, NC, 1982), 159–80.
Ravid, Benjamin, “A Tale of Three Cities and their Raison d’État: Ancona, Venice, Livorno, and the Competition for Jewish Merchants in the Sixteenth Century,” Mediterranean Historical Review 6, 2 (1991), 138–62.
Rosman, Moseh, The Lords’ Jews: Magnate–Jewish Relations in the Polish–Lithuanian Commonwealth during the Eighteenth Century (Cambridge, MA, 1990).
Ross, J. M., “Naturalisation of Jews in England,” Transactions of the Jewish Historical Society of England, 24 (1970–3), 5974.
Roth, Cecil, Doña Gracia of the House of Nasi (Philadelphia, 1948).
Samuel, Edgar, “The Jews in English Foreign Trade – A Consideration of the ‘Philo-Patriae’ Pamphlets of 1753,” in Shaftesley, J. M., ed., Remember the Day: Essays on Anglo-Jewish History presented to Cecil Roth by Members of the Council of the Jewish Historical Society of England (London, 1966), 123–43.
Studnicki-Gizbert, Daviken, A Nation upon the Ocean Sea: Portugal’s Atlantic Diaspora and the Crisis of the Spanish Empire, 1492–1640 (Oxford, 2007).
Swetschinski, Daniel, and Schönduve, Loeki, De famille Lopes Suasso financiers van Willem III / The Lopes Suasso family, bankers to William III (Amsterdam, 1988).
Swetschinski, Daniel M., “Kinship and Commerce: The Foundation of Portuguese Jewish Life in Seventeenth-Century Holland,” Studia Rosenthaliana 15 (1981), 5274.
Teller, Adam, Money, Power, and Influence in Eighteenth-century Lithuania: The Jews on the Radziwiłł Estates (Stanford, 2016).
Toaff, Ariel, and Schwarzfuchs, Simon, eds., The Mediterranean and the Jews: Banking, Finance and International Trade (XVI–XVIII Centuries) (Ramat-Gan, 1989).
Trivellato, Francesca, “Credit, Honor, and the Early Modern French Legend of the Jewish Invention of Bills of Exchange,” Journal of Modern History 84, 2 (2012), 289334.
Trivellato, Francesca, The Familiarity of Strangers: The Sephardic Diaspora, Livorno, and Cross-Cultural Trade in the Early Modern Period (New Haven, 2009).
Vlessing, Odette, “Portuguese-Jewish Merchant Community in Seventeenth-century Amsterdam,” in Lesger, Clé and Noordegraaf, Leo, eds., Entrepreneurs and Entrepreneurship in Early Modern Times: Merchants and Industrialists within the Orbit of the Dutch Staple Market. (The Hague, 1995), 223–43.
Weinryb, Bernard D., The Jews of Poland: A Social and Economic History of the Jewish Community in Poland from 1100 to 1800 (Philadelphia, 1973).
Yogev, Gedalia, Diamonds and Coral: Anglo-Dutch Jews and Eighteenth-Century Trade (Leicester, 1978).