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Omnibus edition of Paul Seabright's investigation into our trading past. Paul explores the very earliest history of trade and the links between trade and war.

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.

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Fri 12 Jan 2018 21:00

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