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Author Name    Viola, Herman J. & Carolyn Margolis (editors)

Title   Seeds of Change: A Quincentennial Commemoration

Binding   Softcover

Book Condition   VG+; Light shelf wear; tight and clean copy

Edition   1st Printing

Publisher   Washington Smithsonian Institution 1991

ISBN Number    1560980362 / 9781560980360

Seller ID   7476

Chronicles the revolutionary effects of Columbus's discovery of America on the cultures of the New and Old worlds. Included are essays on how American food crops--maize, potatoes and tomatoes--changed the agricultural patterns and dietary habits of Europe; how the importation of cattle, horses and sheep from Spain transformed the ecology of the American hemisphere; "the human liking for the taste of sweetness" and its implications for sugar production in the New World; and the decimation of pre-Columbian societies by diseases introduced by their European conquerors. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" ; 278 pp

America Discovery & Exploration Christopher Columbus

Price = 5.00 USD



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