1492: The New World Columbus Created

Addresse5746 Collins Center for the Arts
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AtCollins Center for the Arts
CountyPenobscot (ME2194)
Date03/27/2018
Hours21:00
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5746 Collins Center for the Arts
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Collins Center for the Arts
Penobscot (ME2194)
Tel 2018-03-27
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1492: The New World Columbus Created

Charles C. Mann is the author of "1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus," which won the U. SNational Academy of Sciences’ Keck Award for best book of the year and 1493; Uncovering the World at Columbus Created, a New York Times bestseller. "1491" combines science, history, and archaeology to radically transform our understanding of the Americas before European contact. "1493" looks at the aftermath of exchange—plants, animals and microbes—and the impact of contact on Europe, China and Africa. Mann’s works are thought provoking and inform not just the past, but the future. Mann’s books 1491; 1493 and his latest book, e Wizard and the Prophet (2018) will be available for sale and autographing following the lecture. This event is sponsored by Alton '38 and Adelaide Hamm Campus Activity Fund; Anthropology Department; Climate Change Institute; College of Liberal Arts and Sciences; Cultural Affairs/Distinguished Lecture Series Fund; David E, Shoemaker Fund; Honors College; Hudson Museum; Native American Programs; Phi Kappa Phi; SPIA School of Policy and International Aairs; Vice President for Academic Aairs and Provost's Office; and Vice President for Research.

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