Charles C. Mann: The Impact of Europeans on America

Complete video available for free at http://fora.tv/2012/04/23/Charles_C_Mann_Living_in_the_Homogenocene

Charles C. Mann, journalist and author of 1493: Uncovering the New World Columbus Created, talks about the impact of European settlers on the American east coast. Citing disease and reforestation, Mann declares that by 1650, America was a very different landscape from when Columbus arrived. Mann is also the author of 1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus.



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