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Tea, pearls, and pearl shell: Cross-cultural trade, slave raiding, and the transformation of material worlds—The Sulu Zone, China, and the West, 1349-1898

Warren, J.F.ORCID: 0000-0003-0055-6730 (2020) Tea, pearls, and pearl shell: Cross-cultural trade, slave raiding, and the transformation of material worlds—The Sulu Zone, China, and the West, 1349-1898. In: Machado, P., (ed.) Pearls, People, and Power: Pearling and Indian Ocean Worlds. Ohio University press, pp. 55-82.

Abstract

This chapter utilizes a commodity-based history approach to investigate global trade, a system of bondage and dependency and patterns of consumption and desire at a specific moment in regional time and a specific place—the Sulu Zone. I trace the connections that various peoples and the production, circulation, and consumption of particular commodities had with one another within the confines of the Sulu Zone, and beyond...

Item Type: Book Chapter
Murdoch Affiliation: Creative Media, Arts and Design
Publisher: Ohio University press
Publishers Website: https://muse.jhu.edu/book/75693
URI: http://researchrepository.murdoch.edu.au/id/eprint/57339
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