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What Nutmeg Can Tell Us About Nafta

neither cosmopolitanism nor parochialism is a virtue in itself. We need to ask: cosmopolitanism in the service of what? Protectionism to what end?

Cloves from around 1700 B.C. have been found at the site of a settlement in Tell Ashara, Syria. To get there, they would have had to travel more than 6,000 miles, through the ports of the Indian Ocean and overland through Mesopotamia.
human  history  world  globalization  commerce  spice  indonesia  europe  netherlands 
december 2016 by aries1988
新读图时代:香料的历史
香料的历史:在古代和中世纪,香料贸易是最重要的贸易类别,他们在人类的历史进程中扮演了相当重要的角色。哥伦布为了寻找香料而出海,却无意间发现了美洲大陆。世界上最大的香料生产地你知道是哪一个国家吗?世界上最辣的辣椒你知道生长在哪里吗?
cuisine  cartography  spice 
november 2011 by aries1988

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