About Paolo Malanima
Prof. of Economic History in «Magna Graecia» University (Catanzaro), P.M. has been Director of the Institute of Studies on Mediterranean Societies (ISSM-CNR) of the Italian National Research Council (CNR) from 2002 until 2013 and editor of the Rapporto sulle Economie del Mediterraneo, published by Il Mulino (2005-2013). He is author of books and articles on the European economic history. Among his recent publications: Energy Consumption in England and Italy. Two Pathways towards Energy Transition, “Economic History Review”, 2015 and Pre-Modern European Economy. One Thousand Years (10th-19th Centuries), Leiden-Boston, Brill, 2009.
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Migratory flows, both legal and illegal, are rising day by day in the Mediterranean countries. This fine book by Caruana Galizia does not deal, however, with today’s recent phase of migration, but with migration of Mediterranean people both within the Mediterranean and beyond between 1820 and 1915.
Continue reading Paul Caruana Galizia, Mediterranean Labor Markets in the First Age of Globalization. An Economic History of Real Wages and Market Integration (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015) →