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Ecological Imperialism The Biological Expansion of Europe, 900-1900

ISBN-10: 0521837324

ISBN-13: 9780521837323

Edition: 2nd 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Alfred W. Crosby, Donald Worster, Donald Worster

List price: $103.00
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Alfred Crosby examines the biological & ecological expansion of Europe in the colonial era. Pioneers not only colonised most temperate regions of the earth, they also displaced indigenous populations, flora & fauna. This text highlights the role of disease & agriculture in the making of the modern world.
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Book details

List price: $103.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 1/19/2004
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 408
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.496
Language: English

List of illustrations
Preface to the new edition
Acknowledgments
Prologue
Pangaea revisited, the Neolithic reconsidered
The Norse and the Crusaders
The Fortunate Isles
Winds
Within reach, beyond grasp
Weeds
Animals
Ills
New Zealand
Explanations
Conclusion
What was the "smallpox" in New South Wales in 1789?
Notes
Index