Re: New world populations

MBAWilliam (
22 Dec 1994 17:27:04 -0500

>I'd like to know more about how one can "keep the *plague* chained up
>in a cellar,..." since, with the exception of the pneumonic form
>of the plague it is not human-human contagious. And the pneumonic
>form is *very quickly* fatal, with time to death measured in hours...

Wouldn't have been wonderful if you had lived 500 years ago to explain
that to the millions of indigenous peoples who were rapidly decimated by a
culprit they never saw.... So much for relativism in archaeology...

MB Williams