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A Short History Of Silver

I’m working on a history Analytical Review and need guidance to help me study.

Contemporary historians commonly refer to the early modern period (c. 1450-1800) as the “first global age” because trade and empire-building extended and altered preexisting patterns of cross-cultural interaction.Write a short history or “biography” of silver. Your commodity biography should 1) outline the production process and the various parties that contributed to it, 2) trace the pathways and different relationships by which the commodity made its way to consumers, and 3) most importantly, explain the varied effects of the good’s production, circulation, and consumption on the different societies and ecologies involved. (With the discovery of America and the plundering of silver by the Spanish conquistadors, Central and South America became the dominant producers of silver. The silver trade gave way to a global network of exchange. Much of this silver ended up in the hands of the Chinese. Still, much of this “New World mines” went to Spain, allowing Spanish rulers to pursue military and political ambitions in both Europe and the Americas.) **Each point should be supported with specific historical examples from the following readings**

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