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Commodity Frontiers and the Making of Global Capitalism 4
20 September
11:00 - 12:30
NIAS
Korte Spinhuissteeg Conference Room

Commodity Frontiers and the Making of Global Capitalism

NIAS SEMINAR

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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About NIAS Seminars

NIAS Seminars are aimed to stimulate scientific cross-pollination within the NIAS academic community, but seminars are open to others who are interested. Please  if you wish to attend.

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