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See background material on the "columbian exchange":

Books: Subject: "columbian exchange"

Indian givers : how the Indians of the Americas transformed the world



Academic Search Elite and America history and Life:

You will have to sort through these listings and read though some of it to find the parts relevant to agriculture.


Gale Virtual Reference Library:

Long-Solís, Janet. "Columbian Exchange." Encyclopedia of Food and Culture. Ed. Solomon H. Katz. Vol. 1. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 2003. 436-439. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 22 Feb. 2013. Document URL
"Columbian Exchange." Gale Encyclopedia of U.S. Economic History. Ed. Thomas Carson and Mary Bonk. Vol. 1. Detroit: Gale, 1999. 196. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 22 Feb. 2013.Document URL
"The Transformation of Post-Columbian Europe: The Impact of Contact." American Eras. Vol. 1: Early American Civilizations and Exploration to 1600. Detroit: Gale, 1997. 230-231. Gale Virtual Reference Library. Web. 22 Feb. 2013.Document URL

Oxford Reference:

"Native American Foods." The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America. Ed. Smith, Andrew F.. : Oxford University Press, 2004. Oxford Reference. 2005. Date Accessed 22 Feb. 2013 <>. This is about the effect the contact had on Native American Agriculture.

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