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Re: ancient corn

> On the other hand, I have done quite a bit of research on precolumbian
> maize in the Old World. The evidence in this area is persuasive. (Of
> course we all appreciate the incredible creativity of native Americans who
> developed this crop.) So do you think that mainstream mesoamerican
> scholars "seem to tacitly assume that the original inhabitants of
> Mesoamerica were incapable" of contributing this important agricultural
> complex to the world before the "mighty Europeans" came and did it for
> them?
> Regards,
> Yuri.

I was referring not to mainstream researchers, but to wild-eyed New Age
theories on the origin of Mesoamerican cultures. You have proof of this

Robert St. James
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