The Columbian exchange : biological and cultural consequences of 1492 (Book, 1972) [University of Maryland, College Park]
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The Columbian exchange : biological and cultural consequences of 1492

Author: Alfred W Crosby
Publisher: Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press, 1972.
Series: Contributions in American studies, no. 2.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Crosby, Alfred W.
Columbian exchange.
Westport, Conn., Greenwood Pub. Co. [1972]
(OCoLC)607813967
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alfred W Crosby
ISBN: 0837158214 9780837158211 0837172284 9780837172286
OCLC Number: 329398
Description: xv, 268 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Contributions in American studies, no. 2.
Responsibility: Alfred W. Crosby, Jr. ; foreword by Otto von Mering.
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