The Coral Industry in Livorno

The coral industry in Livorno covers three centuries, from the seventeenth century to the first half of the twentieth century and is characterized by ups and downs, by flourishes and declines, decreed above all by French and Japanese competition.
It was born with the first settlements of Jews in Livorno in 1602/3. It soon develops into a flourishing international trade, which will then lead many families to emigrate back to England…



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Patrizia Poli

Patrizia Poli was born in Livorno in 1961. Writer of fiction and blogger, she published six novels.