Skip to main content Accessibility help
×
Home
Hostname: page-component-cf9d5c678-p4zth Total loading time: 0.153 Render date: 2021-08-06T02:29:56.840Z Has data issue: true Feature Flags: { "shouldUseShareProductTool": true, "shouldUseHypothesis": true, "isUnsiloEnabled": true, "metricsAbstractViews": false, "figures": true, "newCiteModal": false, "newCitedByModal": true, "newEcommerce": true, "newUsageEvents": true }

Commodity history and the nature of global connection: recent developments - Guano and the opening of the Pacific world: a global ecological history, by Gregory T. Cushman. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xx+392. 19 illustrations, 4 tables. Hardback £70.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-00413-9; paperback £25.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-65596-6. - Andean cocaine: the making of a global drug, by Paul Gootenberg. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Pp. xvii+441. 4 illustrations, 12 tables, 2 maps. Paperback £32.50, ISBN: 978-0-8078-5905-6. - The matter of history: how things create the past, by Timothy J. LeCain. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xix+346. 15 illustrations. Hardback £80.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-13417-1; paperback £22.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-59270-4. - Banana cultures: agriculture, consumption, and environmental change in Honduras and the United States, by John Soluri. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. xiii+321. 25 figures, 2 maps, 2 tables. Paperback $18.99, ISBN: 978-0-292-71256-0. - The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 331. 29 b/w illustrations. Paperback £14.99, ISBN: 978-0-691-17832-5.

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  14 February 2019

Joshua Specht
Affiliation:
Monash University, Australia
Corresponding
E-mail address:

Abstract

Image of the first page of this article. For PDF version, please use the ‘Save PDF’ preceeding this image.
Type
Review Article
Copyright
© Cambridge University Press 2019 

Access options

Get access to the full version of this content by using one of the access options below. (Log in options will check for institutional or personal access. Content may require purchase if you do not have access.)

References

1 Mintz, Sidney, Sweetness and power: the place of sugar in modern history, New York: Viking, 1985 Google Scholar ; Carney, Judith, Black rice: the African origins of rice cultivation in the Americas, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 2001 Google Scholar ; Kurlansky, Mark, Cod: a biography of the fish that changed the world, New York: Penguin Books, 1997 Google Scholar .

2 Tsing’s use of ‘translation’ builds on the work of Shiho Satsuka. See Tsing, Anna, The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015, p. 62 CrossRefGoogle Scholar .

2
Cited by

Send article to Kindle

To send this article to your Kindle, first ensure no-reply@cambridge.org is added to your Approved Personal Document E-mail List under your Personal Document Settings on the Manage Your Content and Devices page of your Amazon account. Then enter the ‘name’ part of your Kindle email address below. Find out more about sending to your Kindle. Find out more about sending to your Kindle.

Note you can select to send to either the @free.kindle.com or @kindle.com variations. ‘@free.kindle.com’ emails are free but can only be sent to your device when it is connected to wi-fi. ‘@kindle.com’ emails can be delivered even when you are not connected to wi-fi, but note that service fees apply.

Find out more about the Kindle Personal Document Service.

Commodity history and the nature of global connection: recent developments - Guano and the opening of the Pacific world: a global ecological history, by Gregory T. Cushman. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xx+392. 19 illustrations, 4 tables. Hardback £70.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-00413-9; paperback £25.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-65596-6. - Andean cocaine: the making of a global drug, by Paul Gootenberg. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Pp. xvii+441. 4 illustrations, 12 tables, 2 maps. Paperback £32.50, ISBN: 978-0-8078-5905-6. - The matter of history: how things create the past, by Timothy J. LeCain. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xix+346. 15 illustrations. Hardback £80.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-13417-1; paperback £22.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-59270-4. - Banana cultures: agriculture, consumption, and environmental change in Honduras and the United States, by John Soluri. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. xiii+321. 25 figures, 2 maps, 2 tables. Paperback $18.99, ISBN: 978-0-292-71256-0. - The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 331. 29 b/w illustrations. Paperback £14.99, ISBN: 978-0-691-17832-5.
Available formats
×

Send article to Dropbox

To send this article to your Dropbox account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Dropbox.

Commodity history and the nature of global connection: recent developments - Guano and the opening of the Pacific world: a global ecological history, by Gregory T. Cushman. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xx+392. 19 illustrations, 4 tables. Hardback £70.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-00413-9; paperback £25.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-65596-6. - Andean cocaine: the making of a global drug, by Paul Gootenberg. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Pp. xvii+441. 4 illustrations, 12 tables, 2 maps. Paperback £32.50, ISBN: 978-0-8078-5905-6. - The matter of history: how things create the past, by Timothy J. LeCain. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xix+346. 15 illustrations. Hardback £80.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-13417-1; paperback £22.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-59270-4. - Banana cultures: agriculture, consumption, and environmental change in Honduras and the United States, by John Soluri. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. xiii+321. 25 figures, 2 maps, 2 tables. Paperback $18.99, ISBN: 978-0-292-71256-0. - The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 331. 29 b/w illustrations. Paperback £14.99, ISBN: 978-0-691-17832-5.
Available formats
×

Send article to Google Drive

To send this article to your Google Drive account, please select one or more formats and confirm that you agree to abide by our usage policies. If this is the first time you use this feature, you will be asked to authorise Cambridge Core to connect with your <service> account. Find out more about sending content to Google Drive.

Commodity history and the nature of global connection: recent developments - Guano and the opening of the Pacific world: a global ecological history, by Gregory T. Cushman. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xx+392. 19 illustrations, 4 tables. Hardback £70.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-00413-9; paperback £25.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-65596-6. - Andean cocaine: the making of a global drug, by Paul Gootenberg. Chapel Hill, NC: University of North Carolina Press, 2008. Pp. xvii+441. 4 illustrations, 12 tables, 2 maps. Paperback £32.50, ISBN: 978-0-8078-5905-6. - The matter of history: how things create the past, by Timothy J. LeCain. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2017. Studies in Environment and History. Pp. xix+346. 15 illustrations. Hardback £80.00, ISBN: 978-1-107-13417-1; paperback £22.99, ISBN: 978-1-107-59270-4. - Banana cultures: agriculture, consumption, and environmental change in Honduras and the United States, by John Soluri. Austin, TX: University of Texas Press, 2005. Pp. xiii+321. 25 figures, 2 maps, 2 tables. Paperback $18.99, ISBN: 978-0-292-71256-0. - The mushroom at the end of the world: on the possibility of life in capitalist ruins, by Anna Lowenhaupt Tsing. Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2015. Pp. xii + 331. 29 b/w illustrations. Paperback £14.99, ISBN: 978-0-691-17832-5.
Available formats
×
×

Reply to: Submit a response

Please enter your response.

Your details

Please enter a valid email address.

Conflicting interests

Do you have any conflicting interests? *