The World That Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present (Sources and Studies in World History Series) / Edition 1

The World That Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present (Sources and Studies in World History Series) / Edition 1

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by Kenneth Pomeranz, Steven Topik, Steven Topik
     
 

ISBN-10: 0765602504

ISBN-13: 9780765602503

Pub. Date: 07/19/1999

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Within a historical perspective, the editors offer a unique presentation of the creation of a world economy. Topics covered include the world economy before European domination; transplanting; specific commodities in international trade; global trade and local transformations; coffee's role; transportation revolutions; international standards; finance and money;

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Within a historical perspective, the editors offer a unique presentation of the creation of a world economy. Topics covered include the world economy before European domination; transplanting; specific commodities in international trade; global trade and local transformations; coffee's role; transportation revolutions; international standards; finance and money; industrialization and deindustrialization; religion and world trade; and violence, empire building, and nationalism, The editors provide a helpful introduction for each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780765602503
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
07/19/1999
Series:
Sources and Studies in World History
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
6.08(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.69(d)

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The World That Trade Created: Society, Culture, and the World Economy, 1400 to the Present (Sources and Studies in World History Series) 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Contrary to my fellow posters, but understandable nonetheless (ahhh, to be a kid again.), I feel the book is excellent in its discussion of trade patterns and how the global trade network was established. As a World History AP (WHAP) teacher, I read it all, but assigned parts to my sophomore students. Combined with selections from Guns, Germs, and Steel, you've got a WHAP standard.
Guest More than 1 year ago
BORING book, but interesting. It shows some interesting points and perspectives, including how the drug trade was good. I would only recommend doing it 4 school but not sumthin u would def NOT read 4 pleazure.....
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am taking an AP world history class: this review is going to be focused upon that fact. I want to say I can read and write well, but I cannot. I really enjoy learning about economics, thats why i took the class in the first place. What shocked me was the way it was written: long complex sentences, thrown out information, lack of organization, and depth-lacking anecdotes. I would have really like this book if I could have understood it better. For those of you who are scholarly readers and enjoy economics like I do then read this book. If not dont even try. Unfortunatly its a required read for us students so live with it.
Guest More than 1 year ago
this is the most boring, uninteresting, piece of crap i have ever been forced to read. it took me pretty much all summer to get past the first chapter. yes it is informative but it will take you forever to get that information because the thing its so boring that you will read on page and throw it away cause you are so bored. i dont not recommend this at all. dont waste your money or valuable time.
Guest More than 1 year ago
This is quite possibly the most boring thing I have been forced to read in my entire life. It is so unnecessarily longwinded that I have been reading it for well over two weeks now and am only on page 41, no I am not a slow reader but my mind refuses to retain this information, and has threatened to go on strike if I subject it to the 266 pages of rubbish which has so generously been called a book.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I am in honors history and 10th grade this book was required other than its obious tendency to bore it was fine if you enjoy long dry novels then give this a shot but dont try and do it over summer cause your brain will melt witth all the heat and the 'insight' of this book