Download E-books From Silver to Cocaine: Latin American Commodity Chains and the Building of the World Economy, 1500-2000 (American Encounters/Global Interactions) PDF
By targeting altering styles of construction and intake through the years, the individuals reconstruct advanced webs of relationships and fiscal methods, highlighting Latin America’s imperative and interactive position on the planet financial system. They exhibit how alterations in espresso intake conduct, 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 monetary results of the continent’s export adventure were combined. through examining the dynamics of quite a lot of commodities over a five-hundred-year interval, From Silver to Cocaine highlights this variety even as that it offers a foundation for comparability and issues to new methods of doing worldwide 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