An Economic History of the Silk Industry, 1830-1930

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Cambridge University Press, Mar 19, 2009 - Business & Economics - 276 pages
An Economic History of the Silk Industry, 1830-1930 is an ambitious and innovative historical analysis of the development of a major commodity.
 

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Contents

1 Introduction
1
2 The characteristics of the industry
7
3 The growth in the long run
30
4 Consumption of silkwares and demand for silk
43
an analysis by country
61
agricultural production
79
technical progress and structural change
104
the markets
146
the state
174
10 Conclusions
191
Statistical appendix
196
References
233
Index
256
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