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Seeds of Change: Five Hundred Years Since Columbus

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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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Words and photos explain the encounter and exchange of plants and animals between the Old and New Worlds and the transformation of peoples and land in the 500 years since Columbus.
Note: "American Food Crops in the Old World" by William McNeill
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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 ...more
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