Ricardo Franch

Ricardo Franch_UVEG

Professor of the early Modern History in the Universitat de València. He is a specialist in the research on the crafts and the silk industry in the Kingdom of Valencia during the early Modern Age. In addition to numerous publications in scientific journals and monographs, he is the author of the books La sedería valenciana y el reformismo borbónico, Valencia, 2000; Del “vellut” al espolín. Estudios sobre la industria valenciana de la seda en la edad moderna, Valencia, 2012. He has also coordinated, with Germán Navarro Espinach, the book Las rutas de la seda en la historia de España y Portugal, Valencia, 2017.