Below are the four commodities which are the subjects of the text's new "Global Trade" feature.
Click each link to examine further the nature and impact of these commodities and their significance in the history of global trade.
Chapter 6: The Glory of Rome Activity: Pottery
Chapter 12: East Asia from ca 800-1400Activity: Tea
Chapter 19: Africa and the World, ca 1400-1800Activity: Slaves
Chapter 33: Recovery and Crisis in Europe and the AmericasActivity: Oil