Tatiana Seijas: Global Trade in Pre-Columbian North America

A woman holding a dog stands on broad stone stairs that lead to the heavy wood door of a neoclassical stone building. Dr. Tatiana Seijas, assistant professor of history, stands on the stairs leading to the John Carter Brown Library at Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island.  As a 2014-2015 fellow at the Library, Seijas used its archive of historical maps and books to research the Indian Camino Real, a North American trade route that dates to the pre-Columbian era.
Miami University professor of history Dr. Tatiana Seijas says the global economy, which we think of as a modern concept, thrived on the North American continent long before Columbus arrived.  Read more.