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Sea and Land An Environmental History of the Caribbean

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ISBN-10: 0197555454

ISBN-13: 9780197555453

Edition: N/A

Authors: Philip D. Morgan, John R. McNeill, Matthew Mulcahy, Stuart B. Schwartz

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Sea and Land provides an in-depth environmental history of the Caribbean to ca 1850, with a coda that takes the story into the modern era. It explores the mixing, movement, and displacement of peoples and the parallel ecological mixing of animals, plants, microbes from Africa, Europe, elsewhere in the Americas, and as far away as Asia. It examines first the arrival of Native American to the region and the environmental transformations that followed. It then turns to the even more dramatic changes that accompanied the arrival of Europeans and Africans in the fifteenth century. Throughout it argues that the constant arrival, dispersal, and mingling of new plants and animals gave rise to a…    
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Book details

List price: $30.99
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 5/13/2022
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.14" wide x 9.25" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

J. R. McNeill is professor of history at Georgetown University. He is the author of "The Mountains of the Mediterranean World" & other works.

Stuart B. Schwartz is the George Burton Adams Professor of History and chair of the Council on Latin American and Iberian Studies at Yale University. His many books include "All Can Be Saved: Religious Tolerance and Salvation in the Iberian Atlantic World".