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Columbus's deadly imports

October 9, 2006

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COLUMBUS DAY is bittersweet now, unlike the triumphalist holiday of a century ago, when Americans celebrated the coast-to-coast taming of the continent. Now we as a society know that much was lost in the European settlement of the hemisphere, and no one tells this story more accessibly than Charles C. Mann in his book ``1491: New Revelations of the Americas ... (Full article: 884 words)

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