Pros And Cons Of The Columbian Exchange

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The intended audience of the article “ The Columbian Exchange- a History of Disease, Food and Ideas” are scholars and students.The article has large amount of statistics provided about the amount of production of certain foods in certain countries, the amount of exchange between the old world and the new world and the top consuming countries for various new world foods.The foods discovered also includes their benefits and harms. 2. The author’s main argument is that the new world has several impacts on the old world which includes many pros and cons.The new world brought new kind of food and products to the old world. However, there was negative impact of starting slavery. 3. The author defends his/her thesis by providing

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