Trading Tastes: Commodity and Cultural Exchange to 1750 / Edition 1

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Overview

Part of the Connections: Key Themes in World History series, Trade in World History illustrates the patterns and impact of trans-continental and trans-oceanic trade from antiquity to the present through its examination of four commodities-spices, salt, sugar, and silk-and their production and long-distance trade. Trade in World History is the story of how trade served as an engine of cultural contact and exchange around the world and helped usher in modern globalization.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780131900073
  • Publisher: Pearson
  • Publication date: 9/20/2005
  • Series: Connections Series for World History
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 160
  • Sales rank: 606,733
  • Product dimensions: 5.98 (w) x 8.97 (h) x 0.55 (d)

Table of Contents

Editor’s Preface.

Acknowlegements.

1. Introduction.

2. The Spice Trade.

3. The Salt Trade.

4. Sugar and Slavery.

5. The Silk Trade.

6. Epilogue: How Much Have things Changed?

Bibliography.

Index.

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