This was the Americas just before the arrival of Columbus: “Indigenous peoples lived better than Europeans”

The Spanish conquerors found a continent more populous and advanced than it had ever been. This is how Charles C. Mann explains it in ‘1491’, an essay that completely changes the vision of a continent.

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The Aztec capital, Tenochtitlan, was larger than any European capital.DEA Picture Library/DEA Agostini

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We Spaniards are, some say, an underdeveloped people who came to America riding on three wooden balls. There we find an enigmatic Eden populated in loincloths by some friendly Indians, which we deceive by selling them

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