An Economic History of the Silk Industry, 1830-1930 by Giovanni Federico

By Giovanni Federico

This booklet examines the expansion of the area silk undefined. Professor Federico records Western industrialization, the technical growth and the altering equipment of creation that enabled the silk to deal with elevated call for. Silk turned the 1st jap good fortune tale at the global marketplace, with Italy keeping a large percentage until eventually exertions used to be diverted due to its industrialization. jap industrialization additionally led its silk to an analogous destiny after the second one international conflict.

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5 note 110). 14 An economic history of the silk industry leading producing area of central China, mulberries were gathered in groves, which in the 1930s covered about 15 per cent of the total acreage (up to 30 per cent and more in some districts). ). 10 The same system prevailed in Italy. 11 The climate alone cannot account for these differences, nor can it explain why sericulture did not develop in apparently suitable areas such as the United States. In fact its diffusion depended also on the inputs it needed.

1927 C. 1880/c. 1927 C. 1872/c. 4 The 1850s and 1860s were a very eventful period: Japan was opened to world trade, the Mediterranean sericulture was hit by a very serious disease (called pebrine) and Chinese sericulture by the effects of the Tai'ping war, which ravaged the region around Shangai. The crisis was over in the 1870s when Italian (but not French) output and China exports regained the pre-crisis levels. From then on, the world output and commerce began to grow steadily. Unfortunately, it is not possible to reconstruct a yearly series of production, as data on China and India are limited to a few scattered guesstimates.

See Statistical Appendix, table ATV. 1 C. 1872 C. 1880 C. 1900 1914-18 C. 1920 C. 75 C. 1872-c. 1880 C. 1880/c. 1900 C. 1900/1914-18 1914-18/c. 1927 C. 1880/c. 1927 C. 1872/c. 4 The 1850s and 1860s were a very eventful period: Japan was opened to world trade, the Mediterranean sericulture was hit by a very serious disease (called pebrine) and Chinese sericulture by the effects of the Tai'ping war, which ravaged the region around Shangai. The crisis was over in the 1870s when Italian (but not French) output and China exports regained the pre-crisis levels.

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