International organization focused on economic development whose member countries comprise the overwhelming majority of the world economy. Relevant topics include agriculture, trade, economy, investment, and competition.
Collection of India Office Records from the British Library, containing royal charters, correspondence, trading diaries, minutes of council meetings and reports of expeditions, this resource charts the history of British trade and rule in the Indian subcontinent and beyond from 1599 to 1947.
Broad range of materials exploring the history of fifteen major commodities, examining how they have changed the world: chocolate, coffee, cotton, fur, opium, oil, porcelain, silver and gold, spices, sugar, tea, timber, tobacco, wheat, and wine and spirits.
Highly illustrated trade catalogs display domestic consumerism, life and leisure in America between 1850 and 1950, documenting the evolution of distribution and communication systems as well as changing commercial tastes and fashions.