Clé Lesger

Clé Lesger (Amsterdam 1956) is an associate professor of economic and social history at the University of Amsterdam. His recent fields of interest are urban history in general, the retailing industry, and patterns of land-use and residential segregation in early modern and modern cities. Recently he published a history of retailing in Amsterdam (1550-2000) and co-edited with Jan Hein Furnée The Landscape of Consumption. Shopping Streets and Cultures in Western Europe, 1600-1900 (Palgrave 2014).