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Database : Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

This resource provides a range of visual, manuscript and printed materials sourced from over twenty key libraries and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations. These original sources help scholars to explore the history of fifteen major commodities and to examine the ways that these have changed the world. The fifteen commodities explored in this resource are: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, wheat, wine and spirits.

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