Re: maize in ancient india: strong transpacific links are indicated

Douglas Weller (
Sat, 28 Dec 1996 09:02:07 GMT

On 27 Dec 1996 20:11:25 GMT, (Yuri Kuchinsky) wrote:

>I believe that reality is catching up fast with the American
>isolationists. The sand-castle of isolationism is crumbling and sinking
>fast under the impact of increasing evidence that demonstrates that
>ancient peoples crossed the oceans many thousands of years before

What evidence? Your maize, which is supposedly only a few hundred years before
Columbus? And that is supposedly your best shot, and even that in no way
proves the existence of any significant traffic.

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