His field is Florentine early modern economic, social, and urban history. He is currently working on Portuguese and Spanish nobles at the Medici court in the 16th-17th centuries, and Florentine commercial relations through Livorno, Portugal, and Spain with the Atlantic World.
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Robert Burr Litchfield (R. Burr Litchfield), Professor of History Emeritus, is specialized in Early Modern European, Italian, and Florentine history. He taught at Dartmouth College (1963-68), where he also learned basics of computer analysis, and at Brown University (1968-2002).
ROBERT BURR LITCHFIELD, AB (Harvard) 1958, AM (Princeton) 1961, PhD (Princeton) 1966
On The Web:
Online Catasto of 1427
Online Tratte of Office Holders, 1282-1532
Online Gazetteer of 16th Century Florence
Florence Ducal Capital, 1530-1630
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