Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange

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Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural Exchange explores the history of key commodities that changed the world. These commodities have been transported, exchanged and consumed around the world for hundreds of years. They transformed societies, global trading operations and habits of consumption, giving rise to new consumer desires and aspirations.

Chocolate Fur Porcelain Sugar Tobacco
Coffee Oil Silver & Gold Tea Wheat
Cotton Opium Spices Timber Wine & Spirits

Provider: Adam Matthew
Coverage: 18th – 20th c.

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