Audio Papers

Recorded versions of the Commodities of Empire Working Papers series. Voiced by Jonathan Curry.

Any enquiries about these, or any other aspect of the Commodities of Empire audio-visual programme should be directed to Dr Jonathan Curry-Machado


Working Paper 1: Sandip Hazareesingh, ‘Chasing commodities over the whole surface of the globe: shipping, port development and the making of networks between Glasgow and Bombay, c.1850-1880’

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Working Paper 2: Jonathan Curry-Machado, ‘Sub-imperial globalisation and the phoenix of empire: sugar, engineering and commerce in nineteenth century Cuba’

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Working Paper 3: Jean Stubbs, ‘Reinventing Mecca: tobacco in the Dominican Republic, 1763-2007’

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Working Paper 4: Miguel Suarez Bosa, ‘The role of the Canary Islands in the Atlantic coal route from the end of the nineteenth century to the beginning of the twentieth century: corporate strategies’

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Working Paper 5: Ayodeji Olukoju, ‘The United Kingdom and the Political Economy of the Global Oil-producing Nuts and Seeds during the 1930s’

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Working Paper 6: Roberto Davini, ‘A global commodity within a rising empire: the history of Bengali raw silk as connective interplay between the Company Bahadur, the Bengali local economy and society, and the universal Italian model, c.1750-c.1830’