Alfred Crosby explains how the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest.Alfred Crosby explains how the Europeans' displacement and replacement of the native peoples in the temperate zones was more a matter of biology than of military conquest.Read Less
New in fine dust jacket. NEW, Hardcover edition. Minor shelf wear. Sewn binding. Cloth over boards. 383 p. Studies in Environment & History. Audience: General/trade. NEW, Hardcover edition. Minor shelf wear
Reads like a thriller. The book that inspired, and I think surpasses, 1493 by Mann. I think the book was overlooked by the world when published, but now seems to be a very clear-sighted view of one of the greatest ecological changes on earth.
Aug 6, 2009
Best book for years
"Ecological imperialism" is the best history book I have read for years. It changed my way of thinking completely.
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