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

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

by Erik Gilbert, Jonathan T. Reynolds
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0131900072

ISBN-13: 9780131900073

Pub. Date: 09/20/2005

Publisher: Pearson

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

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780131900073
Publisher:
Pearson
Publication date:
09/20/2005
Series:
Connections Series for World History Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
136,875
Product dimensions:
5.90(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(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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