Germano Maifreda is full professor of Economic History at the University of Milan. His works focus on the history of social discipline, minorities, and repressive apparatuses. Among his most recent books, some of which have been published in English by Routledge: I denari dell’inquisitore. Business and Justice of Faith in Modern Italy (Einaudi 2014), Io dirò la verità. Il processo a Giordano Bruno (Laterza 2018), L’eretico che salvò la Chiesa. Cardinal Giovanni Morone and the Origins of the Counter-Reformation (with Massimo Firpo; Einaudi 2019), Italya. Stories of Jews, Italian history (Laterza 2021). For Feltrinelli Scuola is the author of history textbooks for middle and high school.