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1493: Uncovering the New World
Columbus Created

Charles C. Mann
In conversation with Richard Rodriguez
September 26, 2011

From the best-selling author of 1491 – a study of the pre-Columbian Americas – comes a deeply engaging new history that explores the most momentous biological event since the death of the dinosaurs.

Image taken from The History of the Indies of New Spain, Diego Durán’s account of the conquest of Mexico (circa 1581).
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