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Germs, seeds & animals : studies in ecological history /

Alfred W. Crosby.

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Main Author: Crosby, Alfred W.
Published: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, c1994.
Series: Sources and studies in world history
Topics: Biogeography. | Epidemics - History. | Europeans - Migrations. | Human ecology - History. | Human geography. | Imperialism - History. | Demography. | Disease Outbreaks - history. | Disease Transmission - history. | Ecology - history. | Emigration and Immigration - history. | Food Supply - history.
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The Columbian voyages, the Columbian exchange, and their historians -- Ecological Imperialism: the overseas migration of Western Europeans as a biological phenomenon -- The biological metamorphosis of the Americas -- The British Empire as a product of continental drift -- Infectious disease and the demography of the Atlantic peoples -- Virgin soil epidemics as a factor in the Aboriginal depopulation of America -- "God ... would destroy them, and give their country to another people ..." -- Hawaiian depopulation as a model for the Amerindian experience -- The demographic effect of American crops in Europe -- Demography, maize, land, and the American character -- Reassessing 1492 -- Life (with all its problems) in space.
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