In the Footsteps of Marco Polo and Beyond, for the Silkworm: Italians in China, in Bukhara and in Japan in the 19th Century - lectures

In the Footsteps of Marco Polo and Beyond, for the Silkworm: Italians in China, in Bukhara and in Japan in the 19th Century - lectures

admission free

Claudio Zanier

When a serious silkworm epidemic jeopardised the production of silk in Italy, then the world's second largest producer of this luxury commodity, hundreds of businessmen travelled throughout Asia for over thirty years, at great personal risk and cost, in search of healthy worms, so that they could bring their eggs back to Italy and set the industry back on its feet.

Info:
Sala Cinema
Admission via steps in via Milano 9A
Admission free while places last




Retrospective:

Lectures on the Silk Road
Date:
data 13/12/2012 orario: 18:30
 
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