The Commodities of Empire Working Papers series provides a space in which both members of the Commodities of Empire project, and others whose research is related to the aims of this project, can publish their findings in a form that enables rapid dissemination in the public domain. It is hoped that this will help to stimulate debate, and further develop project-related knowledge and ideas.
Handbook of Commodity History, edited by Jonathan Curry-Machado, Jean Stubbs, William Clarence-Smith and Jelmer Vos, was published by Oxford University Press in 2024.
Local Subversion of Colonial Cultures: Commodities and Anticommodities in Global History, edited by Sandip Hazareesingh and Harro Maat, was published in 2016 by Palgrave Macmillan, in their Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies series. This brings together papers resulting from the Commodities and Anticommodities project.
Global Histories, Imperial Commodities, Local Interactions, edited by Jon Curry-Machado, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in their Cambridge Imperial and Post-Colonial Studies series in 2013. Earlier versions of this rich collection of essays initially appeared in the Commodities of Empire Working Papers series.
A special ‘Commodities of Empire’ issue in the Journal of Global History was published in Spring 2009 (Vol 4, No.1). Table of Contents