HIS246: The World That Trade Created
In this class we look at fifteen major commodities that changed the economic landscape of the modern world: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine. Then we will take one step further, using ArcGIS to translate our book knowledge into creative digital maps.
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M012 Creator: Yoo Sang Jo ’19 East Asian Studies At the end of the 16th century, Spain…Keep reading
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M007 Creator: Jesse Klauber ’21 International Relations Following the collapse of their colonial structure, the British found…Keep reading
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M005 Creator: Sophia McRae ’19 History These maps portray two major phases of the North American fur…Keep reading
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M004 Creator: Doyoung Ahn ’19 East Asian Studies This map is about the spice trade of Dutch…Keep reading
ElyaDatabase ID Number: M002 Creator: Louis Herman ’20 Political Science This map shows the diverse and global history of coffee.…Keep reading