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(Arco, Giovanni Battista Gherardo d')
Della influenza del ghetto nello stato
Venice: Gaspare Storti, 1782. Fine Binding. 8vo. 195 x 120 mm. (7 ½ x 5 inches). (2), 144, (2) pp. This copy is bound in full contemporary decorated leather, with remnants of gold or silver painting on the upper board. Both boards are embossed with an outer panel in a leaf and vine motif, enclosing two vertical panels with an urn at the base at its base and leafy vines blooming into a flower at the top. There is a shadow on the leaves and flowers where the gold or silver was applied but now almost completely lost. Each board has two slits where ties or ribbons once were used to secure the boards. The binding is slightly rubbed, and the endpapers are split showing the cords of the text block, but otherwise in very good condition. Giovanni Battista Gherado d'Arco (1739-1791), was born and educated in the north of Italy in the territory known as the Southern Tyrol, near the city of Trento. He moved to Mantua following his cousin Carlo Firmian, a minister of state for the city. D'Arco continued to study economics there and became an important member of the civil service and contributor to the literary life of his adopted home.He was a member of the enlightened class, writing plays and satires in addition to his scholarly work on the economy and government. In Della influenza del ghetto nello stato, D'Arco studies the impact of the Jewish community on the economy of the city, especially as it relates to lending to support agricultural production. He outlines the limits of the Ghetto participation in general economy and following the theories of colleagues Gio … [Click Below for Full Description]
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