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The Resource 1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created], Charles C. Mann, (sound recording)

1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created], Charles C. Mann, (sound recording)

Label
1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created]
Title
1493
Title remainder
[uncovering the new world Columbus created]
Statement of responsibility
Charles C. Mann
Title variation
Fourteen ninety-three
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically different suites of plants and animals. When Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas, he ended that separation at a stroke. Driven by the economic goal of establishing trade with China, he accidentally set off an ecological convulsion as European vessels carried thousands of species to new homes across the oceans. The Columbian Exchange, as researchers call it, is the reason there are tomatoes in Italy, oranges in Florida, chocolates in Switzerland, and chili peppers in Thailand. More important, creatures the colonists knew nothing about hitched along for the ride. Earthworms, mosquitoes, and cockroaches; honeybees, dandelions, and African grasses; bacteria, fungi, and viruses; rats of every description—all of them rushed like eager tourists into lands that had never seen their like before, changing lives and landscapes across the planet
  • More than 200 million years ago, geological forces split apart the continents. Isolated from each other, the two halves of the world developed radically different suites of plants and animals. When Christopher Columbus set foot in the Americas, he ended that separation at a stroke. Driven by the economic goal of establishing trade with China, he accidentally set off an ecological convulsion as European vessels carried thousands of species to new homes across the oceans. The Columbian Exchange, as researchers call it, is the reason there are tomatoes in Italy, oranges in Florida, chocolates in Switzerland, and chili peppers in Thailand. More important, creatures the colonists knew nothing about hitched along for the ride. Earthworms, mosquitoes, and cockroaches; honeybees, dandelions, and African grasses; bacteria, fungi, and viruses; rats of every description—all of them rushed like eager tourists into lands that had never seen their like before, changing lives and landscapes across the planet
Cataloging source
TOH
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Mann, Charles C
Dewey number
909/.4
Form of composition
not applicable
Format of music
not applicable
LC call number
D228
LC item number
.M36 2011ab
Literary text for sound recordings
history
Music parts
not applicable
PerformerNote
Read by Robertson Dean
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Dean, Robertson
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  • History, Modern
  • Economic history
  • Commerce
  • Agriculture
  • Ecology
  • Industrial revolution
  • Slave trade
  • America
  • America
  • Columbus, Christopher
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created], Charles C. Mann, (sound recording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 17:47:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn710899596
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Extent
14 sound discs (17 hr., 47 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307913760
Isbn Type
(retail)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • RDH30791376A
  • RHA 3191
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1355824
  • (OCoLC)710899596
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
1493 : [uncovering the new world Columbus created], Charles C. Mann, (sound recording)
Publication
Note
  • Subtitle from container
  • Unabridged
  • Compact discs
  • Duration: 17:47:00
Capture and storage technique
unknown
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Control code
ocn710899596
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Edition
Unabridged ed.
Extent
14 sound discs (17 hr., 47 min.)
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9780307913760
Isbn Type
(retail)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
  • RDH30791376A
  • RHA 3191
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1355824
  • (OCoLC)710899596
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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