Professor of History for 35 years at the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Sella took his Laurea at the University of Milan in 1949, a MA (1951) from the University of Notre Dame, Indiana and his doctorate from the University of Milan (1954). Published works include Commerci e industrie a Venezia nel secolo XVII (1961), Salari e lavoro nell’edilizia Lombarda nel secolo XVII (1968), Crisis and Continuity: The Economy of Spanish Lombardy in the Seventeenth Century (1979) and Italy in the Seventeenth Century (1997).
He was preceded in death by his wife, Annamaria. He is survived by his older brother, Francesco, in Lausanne, and his sister, Cristiana, in Milan, his four children, Barbara, Monica, Antonio and Roberto, and ten grandchildren.
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