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Can Istanbul produce its own Armani or Versace? Made in Turkey 2 octobre 2012

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Financial Times (UK) Tuesday, October 2, 2012, p. 10

Daniel Dombey

Fifteen hundred years ago the Byzantine empire stole the secret of making silk from China. The capture of the mulberry silkworm may have seemed a frivolous breakthrough for some – the great historian Edward Gibbon lamented that instead the Byzantines should have learnt from the Chinese how to operate a printing press, writes Daniel Dombey. (suite…)