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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

Explore the histories of fifteen key commodities that changed the world through a wide range of manuscript sources, rare books, maps, advertising, paintings, photographs, and ephemera. One of the most popular ways of teaching World History is through the story of global commodities and the way in which these transformed the world. This resource focuses on the following fifteen significant commodities whose stories are often intertwined: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, oil, opium, porcelain, silver & gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, and wine & spirits.

An Adam Matthew database.
 
Resource URL: 
http://www.globalcommodities.amdigital.co.uk
Abbreviation: 
gc
Vendor: 
Adam Matthew Digital Ltd

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