Fish, Gold, and Cotton: New World Resources in Western Europe

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Fish, Gold, and Cotton: New World Resources in Western Europe
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10.5446/4474 (DOI)
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2011
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English
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Niepytalska, Marta
Hahn, Alec
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2011
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Munich

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Carson Fellow Donald Worster beschreibt, wie wichtig die Ressourcen der Neuen Welt für das westliche Europa sind. Im Fokus stehen dabei das 17. Und 18. Jahrhundert. Er zeigt auch auf, wie neue Ressourcen die Europäer in ihrer Vorstellung und ihren Denkprozessen über die Neue Welt beeinflusst haben, sei es Kleidung oder Nahrung, die sich mitverändert haben. Donald Worster ist ein amerikanischer Umwelthistoriker und seit 1989 Professor der amerikanischen Geschichte an der Universität von Kansas.
Exposing a phenomenon overlooked by many historians, Carson Fellow Donald Worster explains the importance of New World resources on Western European society in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries. Worster details the role that gold, silver, fish, lumber, and cotton had on the imagination and thought processes of Europeans in this time period. Prof. Dr. Worster is an American environmental historian and the Hall Distinguished Professor of American History at the University of Kansas, where he has been a member of the faculty since 1989.
Keywords Neue Lebensumstaende Entdeckung der Neuen Welt Umweltgeschichte Silber Gold Ressourcen gold silver New World resources discovery of the New World early modern period environmental history resource use
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