1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus by Charles C. Mann http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/1491-charles-c-mann/1100618256?ean=9781400032051
Before Columbus: The Americas of 1491 by Charles C. Mann http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/before-columbus-charles-c-mann/1015239440?ean=9781416949008
The Columbian Exchange / Edition 30 by Alfred W. Crosby, Robert H. Walker, John Robert McNeill, Valerie N. Chang, J. R. McNeill (Foreword by) - http://www.barnesandnoble.com/w/columbian-exchange-alfred-w-crosby/1100988569?ean=9780275980924
The Columbian Exchange: Crash Course World History #23 In which John Green teaches you about the changes wrought by contact between the Old World and the New. John does this by exploring the totally awesome history book "The Columbian Exchange" by Alfred Cosby, Jr. After Columbus "discovered" the Americas, European conquerors, traders, and settlers brought all manner of changes to the formerly isolated continents. Disease and invasive plant and animal species remade the New World, usually in negative ways. While native people, plants, and animals were being displaced in the Americas, the rest of the world was benefitting from American imports, especially foods like maize, tomatoes, potatoes, pineapple, blueberries, sweet potatoes, and manioc. Was the Columbian Exchange a net positive? It's debatable. So debate. Resources: The Columbian Exchange, by Alfred Cosby, Jr: http://dft.ba/-columbian Like us on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/youtubecrashcourse Follow us on Twitter: @realjohngreen @thecrashcourse @raoulmeyer @crashcoursestan @thoughtbubbler
Subject: Social Studies > World History Teacher: John Green Created on 06/29/2012 by crashcourse
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