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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492.   

Germs, Seeds & Animals: Studies in Ecological History

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 1993
Although humanity's chroniclers have chiefly concerned themselves with politics, wars, and religion, humanity's primary concerns have always been biological matters pertaining ...
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Ecological Imperialism

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2015 - 390 pages
A fascinating study of the important role of biology in European expansion, from 900 to 1900.
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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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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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America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2003 - 337 pages
Tracing the influenza pandemic of 1918-1919 that claimed over 25 million lives worldwide.
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Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology Through History

Alfred W. Crosby - History - 2002 - 206 pages
Historian Alfred W. Crosby looks at hard, accurate throwing and the manipulation of fire as unique human capabilities. Humans began throwing rocks in prehistory and then ...
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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 - 1996 - 262 pages
Western Europeans were among the first, if not the first, to invent mechanical clocks, geometrically precise maps, double-entry bookkeeping, precise algebraic and musical ...
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Biological Consequences of the European Expansion, 1450-1800

Kenneth F. Kiple, Stephen V. Beck - Medical - 1997 - 376 pages
'Wherever the European has trod, death seems to pursue the aboriginal.' So wrote Charles Darwin in 1836. Though there has been considerable discussion concerning their precise ...
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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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