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The Columbian Voyages: The Columbian Exchange, and Their Historians

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 ...
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Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2002 - 206 pages
This is a history of hard, accurate throwing and the manipulation of fire as unique human capabilities.
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America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918

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 ...
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The Measure of Reality: Quantification in Western Europe, 1250-1600

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.
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Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 9001900

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 ...
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Born to Die: Disease and New World Conquest, 1492-1650

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.
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The Agricultural Systems of the World: An Evolutionary Approach

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
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Columbus and the Age of Discovery

Zvi Dor-Ner, William G. Scheller - Biography & Autobiography - 1991 - 370 pages
An illustrated companion volume to the PBS series looks at the social, political, and intellectual history of Christopher Columbus, exploring the voyages and present-day ...
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