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1491: New Revelations of the Americas Before Columbus
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Matt Allen | 2 comments He says: "This certainly jives with Mann's critique of "Holmberg's mistake" (as he calls it). I've also picked up The Open Veins of Latin America for a fiery Marxist take on colonial rape of the American continents and their peoples in preparation for our discussion."

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Mat Domaradzki (matdomo) | 1 comments I really enjoyed this bit: "These indigenous systems were highly sophisticated...There are over 80 domesticated or semi-domesticated crops in the Amazon," he said. "In Europe at the time they were working with about six."


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