Posts Tagged ‘spice trade’

  • A Slice of a Pineapple

    Food Bites

    Aug 30, 12 • 311 Views • Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic History, Economic Humor, Economic Thinkers, Environment, Households, Innovation, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    Sometimes food is about a lot more than eating. When a !Kung Bushman hunter returns from the forest, he is greeted with, “What, you made us come all this way for this bag of bones?” One Bushman explained why. “When a young man kills much