Global Commodities includes a wide range of manuscript, printed and visual primary-source materials exploring the history of key commodities that changed the world. The commodities featured in this resource are instrumental in the transformation of societies, global trading operations, and habits of consumption and social practices. The site includes a fully searchable interactive chronology, maps, and digital images of photographs, artworks, advertising materials, and ephemera. Users also have the ability to explore commodity prices across time and space using unique data visualization.