Re: INFO REQUEST: Precontact Trade in NA

allen lutins (alleycat@SPECTRA.NET)
Mon, 8 Jan 1996 04:13:59 GMT

>Could anyone recommend a good source on trade networks and markets in the
>Americas around 1400? I would like to explain to students the types of
>commodities and the trade and distribution mechanisms that existed prior to
>European contact. (I'll be comparing these with other parts of the world.)

How about Eric Wolf's "Europe and the People Without History"?

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