1492

1492

The Year the World Began

eBook - 2009
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Felipe Fernández-Armesto traces key elements of the modern world back to that single, fateful year. Everything changed in 1492: the way power and wealth were distributed around the globe, the way major religions and civilizations divided the world, and the increasing interconnectedness of separate economies that we now call globalization. Events that began in 1492 transformed the whole ecological system of the planet. Our individualism and the very sense we share of inhabiting one world, as partakers in a common humanity, took shape and became visible in 1492.
Publisher: Pymble, NSW : HarperCollins e-books, [2009]
ISBN: 9780061959097
006195909X
Call Number: EBOOK OVERDRIVE
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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