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How Venice Invented the West

Constant Wonder
  • Aug 26, 2021
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In its 1200-year history, Venice has transformed the West, producing ideas and objects that built the world as we know it. You have Venetians to thank for quarantine, paperback books, anatomy, and child labor laws. Guest: Meredith Small, author of "Inventing the World: Venice and the Transformation of Western Civilization" Show More...