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Response to Review of Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures The Material World Remade, c.1500–1820

Shami Ghosh deftly assesses the new historical platform I propose in my recent book, tracing the global linkages and the attendant changes in material culture and consumer practice in the centuries following 1500. He notes my emphasis on non-elites in world regions and their many roles, some of which were involuntary. Consumption involved coercion asContinue reading “Response to Review of Global Trade and the Transformation of Consumer Cultures The Material World Remade, c.1500–1820”