Conflict And Co-operation - A History Of Trade - Omnibus

Episodes

EpisodeFirst
Broadcast
Comments
0120180112

Paul Seabright, economist and author, presents an omnibus edition of his investigation into our trading past. In part one, he explores the very earliest history of trade; he looks at the connections that war and disease have with trade; and he asks whether distance still matters in trade as much in the digital age as it did when goods were transported by donkey.

Producer: Chris Ledgard.

02 LAST20180119

Paul Seabright presents the second part of his investigation into our trading past.

Paul Seabright, economist and author, presents part two of the omnibus edition of his investigation into our trading past. Paul explores what happens when different trading cultures collide, he examines the role of slavery in the story of global trade, and he salutes the shipping container.

Producer: Chris Ledgard.