Item Details

Early Global Commodities [electronic resource]

Oregon Public Broadcasting ; produced by Kelly Davis
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Explains that global trade was established by China's demand for silver and Spain's newly discovered mines in the America and that common currencies before that time were silver, gold, copper and shells. Candice Goucher talks about the reasons behind the continued use of regional currencies such as shells and beads even after the global spread of metals.
Performers
Host, Veronica Dujon.
Narrator, Lew Frederick.
Release Date
2004
Run Time
27 min.
Language
English
Rating
Professional
Notes
  • Video course for high school and college teachers looks at global patterns through time, studying thematic topics in chronological order.
  • Course includes 26 units, Web activities, and print materials.
Related Title
Silver connects the world : China.
Silver connects the world : the Americas.
Silver connects the world : Europe, East Asia, and West Africa.
Series
Bridging World History
Series Statement
Bridging world history ; 15
Contents
  • Silver connects the world : China
  • Silver connects the world : the Americas
  • Silver connects the world : Europe, East Asia, and West Africa.
ISBN
1576807533 (series)
Published
South Burlington, Vt. : Annenberg/CPB, c2004.
Description
Mode of access: Windows Media Player, World Wide Web.
Technical Details
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