Alfred W. Crosby - History - 1987 - 29 pages
The 500th anniversary of the Columbian discovery of America is upon us, and with it the obligation to assess existing interpretations of the significance of the voyage and ...
Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2003
Between August 1918 and March 1919 the Spanish influenza spread worldwide, claiming over 25 million lives - more people than perished in the fighting of the First World War. It ...
Alfred W. Crosby - History - 1997 - 245 pages
Profiles the time in European history when people believed that time, space, and distance could be measured, given a number, broken into smaller pieces, and studied.
Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2004
People of European descent form the bulk of the population in most of the temperate zones of the world - North America, Australia and New Zealand. The military successes of ...
Noble David Cook - History - 1998 - 248 pages
Cook explains that the conquest of the New World was achieved by a handful of Europeans - not by the sword, but by deadly disease.
D. B. Grigg - Nature - 1974 - 358 pages
Traces the historical development and notes the characteristics of Asian wet-rice cultivation, pastoral nomadism, Mediterranean farming, and other world agricultural systems