The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 (Contributions in American Studies #2)

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  • Publish Date: 1973-12-13
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Alfred W. Crosby

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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 fresh synthesis. . . . The implications of this interplay between novel biological and social forces are fascinating. Journal of American History

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