Book Review: The Ongoing Columbian Exchange: Stories of Biological and Economic Transfer in World History

Marion S. Muskiewicz


Over forty years ago, Alfred Crosby published The Columbian Exchange: Biological and Cultural Consequences of 1492 (ABC-Clio, 1973), dissecting the many biologic and economic changes resulting from Christopher Columbus’s voyages to America. Dr. Cumo has built on this and created this quick reference work, which adds to and updates information on plants, animals and diseases which moved from the Old World to the New or vice versa.

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