Global Histories, Imperial Commodities, Local Interactions

Author(s): 
Curry-Machado, Jonathan
ISBN: 
9781137283597
Date published: 
July 2013
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

The papers presented in this collection offer a wide range of cases, from Asia, Africa and the Americas, and broadly cover the last two centuries, in which commodities have led to the consolidation of a globalised economy and society – forging this out of distinctive local experiences of cultivation and production, and regional circuits of trade.