John R. McNeill is a professor of history and University Professor at Georgetown University. He is the author of Something New Under the Sun: An Environmental History of the 20th-Century World.
Resources created by J.R. McNeill
- The Columbian Exchange
- In Prehistory, contact, and the Lost Colony, page 5.1
- When Christopher Columbus and his crew arrived in the New World, two biologically distinct worlds were brought into contact. The animal, plant, and bacterial life of these two worlds began to mix in a process called the Columbian Exchange. The results of this exchange recast the biology of both regions and altered the history of the world.
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