Historian Sven Beckert will explore the role of the countryside and its people in the history of capitalism by looking at commodity frontiers; sites of cultivation of commodities like wheat, sugar cane, tobacco, cocoa, coffee, and cotton, as well as sites of extraction such as forests, marine zones, and mines.
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