Ghetto

the Invention of a Place, the History of An Idea
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A New York Times Notable Book of 2016
W inner of the Zócalo Public Square Book Prize

On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in il geto --a closed quarter named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area. The term stuck.

In this sweeping and original account, Mitchell…

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