Follow the journey of one of the biggest multinationals in history – the East India Company. Find out about valuable commodities such as pepper, spices, medicinal drugs, perfumes and silks, and see how traders were willing to risk their lives for these goods.
This site gives general information on the age of Imperialism as well as different topics like the Scramble for Africa and British Imperial Rule in India. The site is very organized and gives an outlined list of other sites with similar information.
One of the module is "Black Ships and Samurai" which is essentially a visual history of Commodore Matthew C. Perry's arrival in Japan with his Black Ships. The site presents various visual images as well as several good sources for further research and a good deal of information within the site itself.