Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years Since Columbus
Describes the exchanges of animal, agricultural, and cultural products between the Old World and the New World during the five hundred years since Columbus's expeditions, assessing the damage and benefits to populations on both sides of the Atlantic. Simultaneous.
Hardcover, 277 pages
Published August 17th 1991 by Smithsonian
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Dr. Herman J. Viola is a curator emeritus at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. A specialist on the history of the American West, he served as director of the Museum's National Anthropological Archives in addition to organizing two major exhibitions for the Smithsonian. "Magnificent Voyagers" told the story of the United State Exploring Expedition of 1838-42, and "Seeds of Chang...moreMore about Herman J. Viola...