Tag Archives: history

Discovery Through Global Trade

For millennia communities have been trading in prestige items simply for the economic benefits or to affirm power and social position. We’ll be taking a brief look at a couple of commodities that have been the prized objects of certain traders and even nations and continents throughout history. Firstly we’ll begin with spice, a commodity with one of the longest trading legacies.


Photograph of the Cutty Sark by Karen Roe via Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Continue reading