BookTV: Charles Mann, “1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created”

Jun 23, 2012

Charles Mann, author of 1491, revisits the Americas two years after Christopher Columbus’ arrival. The author reports on the European voyages that followed and the transportation of flora and fauna that reached portions of the globe it had never reached before, deemed the “Columbus Exchange.” Mr. Mann recounts the economic and ecological impact of the Exchange. Charles Mann discusses his book with author Richard Rodriguez from the Los Angeles Public Library.

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