Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange provides visual, manuscript and printed materials sourced from key libraries, companies and trade organisations around the world. These original sources demonstrate the history of fifteen major commodities which have changed the world. The commodities explored in this resource are: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, wine and spirits.

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