Claudio Zanier

Prof. Claudio ZANIER

Trieste, Italy  06.05.1942

 

Prof. of History of East and South East Asia, Dept. of History, Retired

University of Pisa

zanier@stm.unipi.it

 

 

Research Fellow, Gokhale Institute ofPolitics and Economics, Pune(India)1967-1968

 

Assistant Professor, Political Economy, PoliticalScience Faculty, Rome University, 1968-1974

 

Visiting Researcher, IndiaOffice Library and Records, London(1979-1980)

 

Visiting Researcher, Schoolof Oriental and African Studies, London (1983-1984)

 

Associate Professor (Tenured), History of Eastand South East Asia, Dept. of Modern and

               Contemporary History,  University of Pisa, 1975-2012

 

Associate Professor (Temporary), Industrial Archeology, Corso diLaurea in Conservazione

                 dei BeniCulturali, Università di Pisa (1994-1998)

 

Scientific Coordinator for Italy, SilkCultural Itineraries, Council of Europe, Strasbourg 1991-2000

 

Visiting Professor, Institute for EconomicResearch,  HitotsubashiUniversity, Tokyo, 1999 - 2000.

 

Chercheur Associé, Ecole des Hautes Etudes enSciences Sociales, Centre de Recherches

                Historiques, Paris,  2003-2006.

 

Founding Member: AIPAI - Associazione Italiana per l'ArcheologiaIndustriale (Italian Association

               for Industrial Archaeology) 2004.

 

 

 

 

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

 

Zanier, C., "Italian documents on Central Asia: The papers of Giulio Adamoli (1869-1870)",  Eurasian Studies, VII/1-2, 2009 (2010), pp. 87-123.


Zanier, C.,  The Migration of the Silk Cycle from China: a Comprehensive View, Paper presented to the International Meeting on Historical Systems of Innovation – The Culture of Silk in the Early Modern World (14th to 18th Century). Max-Planck-Institut fuer Wissenschaftgeschichte, Berlin, 17.12.2010


Zanier, C., Le donne e il ciclo della seta [Women and the silk production cycle], in Percorsi di lavoro e progetti di vita femminili (a cura di A. Martinelli e L. Savelli), Felici Editore, Pisa 2010, pp. 25-46.


Zanier, C., “Senza la barriera delle Alpi. La seta e l’eredità intellettuale di Matthieu Bonafous Tra Lyon e Torino”. English Translation: “Overcoming the Barrier of the Alps. Silk and the Intellectual Legacy of Matthieu Bonafous between Lyons and  Turin”, CROMOHS, Cyber Review of Modern Historiography, 17, 2012, Firenze University Press.


Zanier, C., La Cina delle manifatture come modello esterno per le élite piemontesi del ‘700.Le carte da parati del castello di Govone, [Chinese Manufactures in Govone’s Castle Wallpapers. A model to 18th Century Piedmont Ruling Class], in Pazzagli, Rossano (acura di), Il mondo a metà. Studi storici sul territorio el’ambiente in onore di Giuliana Biagioli, ETS, Pisa 2013, pp.329-336.

 

Zanier, C., Accumulazione esviluppo economico in Giappone - dalla fine del XVI alla fine del XIX

                 secolo [Japanese Economic Development, 16th to 19th Century], Einaudi, Torino 1975.

 

Zanier, C., Japaneseperiodicals in Italian public libraries - a preliminary note, Bulletin ofthe

                  European Association forJapanese Studies, n. 15, December 1980.

 

Zanier, C., SilkCulture in Western India: the "MuttiExperiment" (1830-1847), Indian Economic

                  and Social History Review,21, 4, 1984.

 

Zanier, C., Japan and the 'Pebrine' crisis of Europeansericulture during the 1860s, Bonner

                Zeitschrift für Japanologie, 8, 1986.

 

Zanier, C., Japanas a newcomer in the world silk market: the European assessment (1848- 1898),

                "Rivistainternazionale di scienze economiche e commerciali", XXXVI, n. 1, 1989.

 

Zanier, C.,Rerouting the Silk Road via San Francisco. Italian Entrepreneurs and the Silk Crisisof

          the1850's,in «Storia Nordamericana», 7 (1990), I, pp.105-116.

 

Zanier, C., Alla ricerca del semeperduto. Sulla via della seta tra scienza e speculazione (1858-

         1862) [Italiansilk traders in China and India,1858-1862], Angeli, Milano 1993.

 

Zanier, C., Currenthistorical research into the silk industry in Italy, in «Textile History», 25

           (1994),   I, pp. 61-78.

 

Zanier, C.,Where the roads met. East and West in the Silk Production Processes (17th to 19th

        Centuries), Kyoto 1994.

 

Zanier, C.,Tradition and Change in the Early Marketing of Japanese   Silkworm Eggs: The First

               large-scale Japanese Inroad intoWestern Markets (1863-1875),

          inS.Metzger-Court, W. Pascha (eds), Japan's Socio-Economic Evolution. Continuity

         and Change., Japan Library(Curzon Press), Folkestone (U.K.),1996, pp. 50-65.

 

Zanier, C., L’art de la soie, Pour la Science- N° Special / Fibres Textiles, 266, Déc. 1999,

           pp. 44-49.

 

Zanier, C., The valorisation of silk heritagein Italy:building viable tourist  itinerariesaround

            historical uniqueness, Actesdu Colloque Patrimoine industriel etsociété locale:

           identités, valorisation, emploi, Le Creusot, 24 - 25 octobre 1996, Patrimoinede l’ industrie,

            2, 1999, pp. 9-14.

 

Zanier, C., I cicli di  produzione nellecarte da parati cinesi del Castello di Govone, in Il

                  Castello di Govone - Gliappartamenti, [18th Cenntury Chinese wall-papers with

                 silk-cycle motives  in a Piedmont, Italy, Castle] CELID, Torino 2000,pp. 60-75.

                  ISBN 88-7661-400-1

 

Molà, L., Mueller, R.C., Zanier, C. (a cura di), La seta in Italia dal Medioevo al Seicento -

           Dal baco al drappo, [Silkin Italy from Middle Ages to 17th Century] Fondazione

           GiorgioCini. Marsilio. Venezia 2000

       ISBN 88-317-7261-9

 

Zanier, C., Italiansilk traders in Japanat the time of pebrine silkworm epidemics (1861-

            1880) in Sericultural Exchange between Italy and Japan in the Middle of 19th

              Century - Mazzocchi, Shimamura and ItalianSilk Costumes, Nippon Silk Center,

          Gunma 2001, pp. 41-50.

 

Zanier, C.,Kinu bôeki to shoki no Nichi-I Kôryû, in Bakumatsu Ishin to Gaikô, Bakumatsu

                Ishin Ronshû 7, Yoshikawa Kôbunkan, Tokyô 2001, pp. 286-315

                 ISBN4-642-03727-6

 

Zanier,C., Il tempo di Odorico e la Seta, in: La Cina e la Via della Seta nel viaggio di

               Odorico da Pordenone, [Silk in the Times of Odoric's travelto China]

              Comune diPordenone, Pordenone 2001, pp. 62-88.

 

Zanier, C.,  The Worldwide Web of Silk Production, 1300-2000, Paper presented to the XIIIth

                  International Conference ofEconomic History, Buenos Ayres, July 2002.

 

 

Zanier, C., Ėchanges, appropriation et diffusion detechnologies d’ origine étrangère au Japon;

                Le cas de la sériciculture et de l’ industrie de la soie (1860-1900),« Ebisu »,Maison

                 Franco-Japonaise, 31, Tokyo,December 2003, pp. 5-25.

                 ISSN 1340-3656

 

Zanier, C., Pre-Modern European Silk Technology and East Asia: Who Imported What? in

                  Ma, Debin (ed.), Textiles in the Pacific, 1500-1900,Ashgate Variorum,

                  Aldershot (UK), 2005, pp. 105-189.

                  ISBN0-7546-4075-2

 

Zanier, C., Semai. Setaioli italiani in Giappone (1861-1880), [Italian Silk Entrepreneurs

                  in Japan, 1861-1880] CLEUP,Padova 2006.

 

Zanier, C., "La fabrication de la soie: un domaine réservé auxfemmes", Travail, genre et

                  sociétés, 18, 2007, pp. 111-130.

 

Zanier C., Setaioliitaliani in Asia. Imprenditori della seta in Asia Centrale dal 1859 al 1871.

                 [Italian SilkEntrepreneurs in Central Asia, 1859-1871]CLEUP, Padova 2008