Cinnamon, Ceramics, and Silks: Tracking the Manila Galleon Trade in the Creation of the World Economy
We live in a global society connected by satellites, telephones and computers. In an instant a retailer in Europe can contact a manufacturer in Asia with specifications and the fabrication of the item will begin. Within weeks or months the completed item will move overland by truck or train and then by sea to consumers across the globe. Today’s hot new exotic trends are embraced by the world’s elites.
Skowronek, R.K. (2016). Cinnamon, Ceramics, and Silks: Tracking the Manila Galleon Trade in the Creation of the World Economy. In: Wu, C. (eds) Early Navigation in the Asia-Pacific Region. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-0904-4_3
Early Navigation in the Asia-Pacific Region