Books written by Mitchell Duneier

Ghetto

Farrar, Straus and Giroux | April 18, 2017 | 304 pages
A five-hundred-year story of exclusion and containment, from the first Jewish ghetto to the present On March 29, 1516, the city council of Venice issued a decree forcing Jews to live in a closed quarter, il geto—named for the copper foundry that once occupied the area. The term stuck, and soon... More Info