Jaume Aurell is associate professor in the Department of History and dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at the University of Navarra, Spain. He is the author of two books in Spanish, La escritura de la memoria. De los positivismos a los postmodernismos and La cultura del mercader en la Barcelona del siglo XV, and one book in Catalan, Els mercaders Catalans al quatre-cents. He is also the editor of the Rewriting the Middle Ages in the Twentieth Century series. His articles and essays have appeared in such publications as Annales, Biography, Rethinking History: Journal of Theory and Practice, the Journal of English and German Philology, and the Journal of Medieval History.