Author: Netta Green

Netta Green is a historian of France and the French Empire, specializing in economic and legal history, gender and women’s studies, and history of the social sciences. She earned her Ph.D. from Princeton University in September 2022 and is currently a Martin Buber Postdoctoral Fellow at Hebrew University. She is working on a book manuscript entitled “Revolutionary Succession: Egalitarian Inheritance and the Unequal Distribution of Wealth, 1750-1850,” which explores the paradoxes of modern-day inheritance norms. Her most recent article “Longing for the Beheaded Father: Inheritance and Departmental Statistics under the Directory and the Consulate, 1795–1804,” can be found in the new issue of French Historical Studies 47 (2024).