Transcontinental Sex: Asian rubber, Ukrainian tomatoes, American malaria, and other tales of the Columbian Exchange
Featuring acclaimed author Charles Mann, interviewed by John Tierney
For more than twenty years, Charles Mann has been exploring the connections between economy, ecology and the movement of goods and people around the world. He has written extensively on the subject, including the critically acclaimed bestseller 1493. On April 24th, we plan to explore various aspects of this Columbian Exchange.
Charles C. Mann (www.charlesmann.org) is a journalist and author of 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus, and 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, among numerous other works.