- Paperback: 320 pages
- Publisher: Praeger; 1st edition (April 30, 2003)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0275980928
- ISBN-13: 978-0275980924
- Product Dimensions: 5.8 x 0.7 x 8.8 inches
- Shipping Weight: 13.6 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.8 out of 5 stars See all reviews (18 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #186,996 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492, 30th Anniversary Edition 1st Edition
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Crosby put ecological history on the map. His pioneering text has awakened, inspired, and challenged a generation of readers. It will, undoubtedly, become more relevant as the pace of global exchange increases. - The Sixteenth Century Journal
The Columbian Exchange is a seminal, educational, and uniquely insightful contribution to Native American, Medical History, and World History Studies reference collections and reading lists. - Library Bookwatch
About the Author
Alfred W. Crosby, Jr. is professor emeritus of American studies, history, and geography at the University of Texas, Austin. He is the author of Ecological Imperialism: The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900–1900 (1986), America's Forgotten Pandemic: The Influenza of 1918 (1989), The Measure of Reality: Quantification and Western Society, 1250–1600 (1997), and most recently Throwing Fire: Projectile Technology through History (2002).
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