By targeting altering styles of construction and intake through the years, the participants reconstruct advanced webs of relationships and monetary strategies, highlighting Latin America’s imperative and interactive position on the planet economic system. They exhibit how adjustments in espresso intake behavior, garments models, drug utilization, or tire applied sciences in Europe, Asia, and the Americas reverberate via Latin American commodity chains in profound methods. The social and financial results of the continent’s export event were combined. by way of reading the dynamics of quite a lot of commodities over a five-hundred-year interval, From Silver to Cocaine highlights this range while that it presents a foundation for comparability and issues to new methods of doing international history.
Contributors. Marcelo Bucheli, Horacio Crespo, Zephyr Frank, Paul Gootenberg, Robert Greenhill, Mary Ann Mahony, Carlos Marichal, David McCreery, Rory Miller, Aldo Musacchio, Laura Nater, Ian learn, Mario Samper, Steven Topik, Allen Wells
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