DA UN MONOPOLIO NATURALE ALL'ALTRO: IL GRANO E LO ZOLFO SICILIANO

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Abstract

[automatically translated] The essay is part of a wider riflesione on the transformation of economic space, political and social which invests invests the Mediterranean and Sicily in the early nineteenth century. The 'focus is on deu strategic products and summit of the merchandise hierarchies: the wheat and sulfur. With the data of the Archives des Départementales Bouchee-du-Rhone, Boureau de Santé maritime, and with the 'help of those dell''Archiovio of Stao of Palermo and Naples, it was possible to go back and reflect on trade flows and the "complementarity economic. " different commodities, wheat and sulfur, but mirrored. The fìgrano is the symbol of the ancient regime contract, it is the divine presence embedded in the moral law of the community; sulfur, on the contrary, is one of the symbols of the industrial revolution,
Original languageItalian
Title of host publicationLo spazio tirrenico nella “grande trasformazione”. Merci, uomini e istituzioni nel Settecento e nel primo Ottocento
Pages1-39
Number of pages39
Publication statusPublished - 2009

Publication series

NameMEDITERRANEA

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