Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 / Edition 1

Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 / Edition 1

by ABC-CLIO
ISBN-10:
0837172284
ISBN-13:
9780837172286
Pub. Date:
01/28/1972
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

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Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 / Edition 1

The best thing about this book is its overarching thesis, the concept of a Columbian exchange. This provocative device permits Crosby to shape a lot of familiar and seemingly unrelated data into a fresh synthesis. . . . The implications of this interplay between novel biological and social forces are fascinating. Journal of American History

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ISBN-13: 9780837172286
Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date: 01/28/1972
Series: Contributions in American Studies Series , #2
Pages: 268
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.64(d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
Foreword (2002)
Preface (2002)
Foreword (1972)
Preface (1972)
The Contrasts
Conquistador y Pestilencia
Old World Plants and Animals in the New World
The Early History of Syphilis: A Reappraisal
New World Foods and Old World Demography
The Columbian Exchange Continues
Bibliography (1972)
Bibliography (2002)
Index

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