Provides visual, manuscript, and printed materials in English. These original sources help to document the history of fifteen major commodities and to examine the ways that they have changed the world. Locate materials with Advanced Search or browse the documents listing, chronology, data visualizations and maps, and visual resources (thematic galleries, object gallery, online exhibitions, and global commodities in art).
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Over twenty libraries, archives, and museums and more than a dozen companies and trade organizations in the UK, Canada, and the US.
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Full text and images.
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