Presentation of the digital reprinting of “Merceologia Generale” by Roberto Salvadori

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The reprinting in ebook format of the book “Merceologia Generale (Commodity Science – General principles)”, first issued in 1933, by Roberto Salvadori gives the chance to tribute a “forgotten” professor of the University of Florence, and to show how the topics studied in Commodity Science are useful not only in academia but also for policy makers, local communities, production companies and society in general.

The book was digitalized and edited by the International Institute of History Economics “F. Datini” of Prato. The reissue contains an afterword by Leonardo Borsacchi, PhD in Commodity Science and Coordinator of the Strategic Unit in Sustainable Food Commodities of ARCO. During the presentation of the book, which was held on 24th November 2016 at Casa Datini, Leonardo Borsacchi stressed that the book, after eighty years, still offers useful insights useful for the formation of future commodity scientists, which could in the future operate effectively and testing of sustainable and effective solutions.

Free download of the ebook (external link)


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