martedì 26 dicembre 2017







CHAPTERS 

1) THE SALT 2) HOW TO FEED 1 MILLION INHABITANTS 3) WORLD CLIMATE CHANGE 4) THE SILK ROAD 5) THE END OF 'PAX MONGOLICA' 6) THE VENICE ARSENAL 
7) THURN UND TAXIS 8) MERCENARIES 9) PIRATES, PRIVATEERS AND BUCCANEERS 10) EXPULSIONS OF MORISCOS, JEWS, HUGUENOTS AND THEIR ECONOMIC IMPACT 11) COLOR WARS 12) HENRY FORD AND THE CHICAGO SLAUGHTERHOUSES 
13) WWI 14) THE VIETNAM WAR BOOSTS THE CONTAINER INDUSTRY

Alessandro Giraudo, historian and economist, has worked in Turin, Milan, New York, Amsterdam, Zurich, Geneve and most recently Paris, where he is currently Chief Economist of the international group Tradition Viel.
In this documentary Giraudo presents a fascinating compilation of short chapters on economics myths and legends, on migrations of people, merchants, soldiers, on strategic economic mistakes, on curiosities and bizare occurrences and much more besides.

Directed by Claudio Costa

Written and narrated by Alessandro Giraudo 

Running time : 67'  Color/Stereo DVD PAL

Language : English / No subtitles