"What a fascinating follow-up to "1491"! This book deals with some of the changes that the "discovery" of the Americas wrought on the world stage - not just in Europe, but also in Asia and Africa. Different chapters focus on dif..."
"This book is a fascinating look at many of the reasons why we find ourselves in the place in history we occupy today. The discovery of silver in South America which destabilized Europe and China. The Potato which improved the health of Europe, c..."