The “Columbian Exchange” in the 15th century

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Simeon Netchev
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published on 17 August 2022

An infographic illustrating the exchange of diseases, animals, plants, populations, and technology between the Americas, Africa, and Eurasia in the wake of Christopher Columbus' 1492 voyage across the Atlantic, known as the "Columbian Exchange" (from Alfred W. Crosby's 1972 book with the same name.)

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About the Author

Simeon Netchev
Simeon is a freelance visual designer with a deep interest in the human side of history. He believes that every image should be an interaction, a commentary, and a narrative, and every map should lead on an exciting journey of exploration and discovery.

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APA Style

Netchev, S. (2022, August 17). The “Columbian Exchange” in the 15th century. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15707/the-columbian-exchange-in-the-15th-century/

Chicago Style

Netchev, Simeon. "The “Columbian Exchange” in the 15th century." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified August 17, 2022. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/15707/the-columbian-exchange-in-the-15th-century/.

MLA Style

Netchev, Simeon. "The “Columbian Exchange” in the 15th century." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 17 Aug 2022. Web. 02 Oct 2022.

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