In this course, students will look at how silver, and also porcelain, tobacco and salt, shaped the early modern world. The course will look at how merchants and adventurers, as well as pilgrims, pirates, migrants, and captives, encountered very different facets of that world, and tried to make sense of it. Students will also study how these attempts at exchange, how that process of "making sense," transformed how men and women of the 18th century, around the globe, saw their territories and their fellow humans. This is a world history class.
Course Attributes: EN HBU HumBU ISAS HUMAS LCDFA HUMAR HUM
Section 01Silver, Slaves and the State: Globalization in the 18th Century
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