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Producing Culture and Capital: Family Firms in Italy

  title={Producing Culture and Capital: Family Firms in Italy},
  author={S. Yanagisako},
An anthropological study of family firms in Italydemonstrates how capitalism in an advanced Western country is shaped byculture. The silk industry in Como, Italy, is investigated, focusing on 38firms. Family owners and other family members were interviewed, as wellas industry officials, business consultants, financial advisers, notarypublics, lawyers, and union leaders. Government records of firm history,government censuses, industry surveys, industry reports, and notarial recordsof property… Expand
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