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Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000$
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Gordon Boyce and Richard Gorski

Print publication date: 2002

Print ISBN-13: 9780973007329

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: January 2019

DOI: 10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.001.0001

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Economy, Traffic and Infrastructure in the Port of Genoa, 1861-1970

Economy, Traffic and Infrastructure in the Port of Genoa, 1861-1970

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(p.119) Economy, Traffic and Infrastructure in the Port of Genoa, 1861-1970
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Resources and Infrastructures in the Maritime Economy, 1500-2000
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M. Elisabetta Tonizzi

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Liverpool University Press
DOI:10.5949/liverpool/9780973007329.003.0008

When the Kingdom of Italy was formed in March 1861, Rome was not yet the centre of government (it would become so only in 1870), but Genoa was already the maritime capital and, together with Marseilles, the most important port in the Mediterranean. In fact, at Unification Genoa handled about fifteen percent of the nation’s shipping traffic and was the largest of more than 250 Italian ports; it was also the most modern since it was the only one with a railway link (since 1854)....

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