We welcome offers for new research journeys as well as suggestions for additions to our bibliography and primary sources sections. Suggestions for new working papers should be sent to the series editor, Jon Curry-Machado,

Working Papers

This is the Commodities of Empire Working Papers series 1-23, providing access to recent research findings on a range of commodities and their situated material worlds.

Primary Sources

Developed together with museums and libraries, this section provides direct access to relevant primary sources connected with the histories of commodities and their social and environmental effects.


In collaboration with the Trading Consequences project, this section features an expanding bibliography of works on the histories of both commodities and the environment.