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UNIT 15: Early Global Commodities

UNIT AUDIO GLOSSARY

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Benvenuto Cellini Audio Pronunciation of Benvenuto Cellini
Italian artist and musician, 1500 - 1571 CE.

celadon Audio Pronunciation of celadon
Chinese porcelain with a light green glaze.

chinoiserie Audio Pronunciation of chinoiserie
Fashion for Chinese themes in western European decoration beginning in the late seventeenth century.

Ibo Audio Pronunciation of Ibo
People living in southeastern Nigeria since at least the ninth century CE; their language is also known as Ibo or Igbo.

kente Audio Pronunciation of kente
Cloth made of handwoven strips sewn together, possibly as early as the twelfth century; designs symbolize virtues and proverbs in what is now Ghana.

Qing Audio Pronunciation of Qing
Chinese dynasty, 1688 - 1911 CE.

shogun Audio Pronunciation of shogun
Japanese military ruler of Japan, circa 1200 - 1868.

Song Audio Pronunciation of Song
Chinese dynasty, 960 - 1279 CE.

Tokugawa Shogunate Audio Pronunciation of Tokugawa Shogunate
Last shogunate in Japan, 1600 - 1868 CE.

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