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Re: The Indian Council of Historical Research & the Allegory of the

The last sentence is interesting: "The problem: the Harappan script hasn’t been deciphered to prove this claim." But hasn't the Harappan "script" in fact
richardwsproat
10:27 AM
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16900

The Indian Council of Historical Research & the Allegory of the Cave

The black comedy of Modi's Hindutva-packed Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR), which dispenses India's historical research funds, continues. This
Steve Farmer
Mar 29
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16899

From hunting/gathering to ceremonial centers to sedentary communitie

Resent to fix what appears at my end, at least, to be the elimination by Yahoo of all formatting in the following message. - SF *********** There is a nice
Steve Farmer
Mar 24
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16897

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

Hi Lars Martin, There are many copies on the Web. Here is a link to one used at a US university:
Steve Farmer
Mar 18
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16896

SV: [Indo-Eurasia] Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome divers

Steve, When I try to download Diamond’s article, I get a security warning. The web address is not safe. Does anybody have a copy of this article to send me?
Lars Martin Fosse
Mar 18
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16895

Re: SV: [Indo-Eurasia] Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome di

I am certainly no authority on Malthus, but does he not predicate that human population is ultimately dictated by the availability of food. To this we can add
john bellezza
Mar 17
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16894

SV: [Indo-Eurasia] Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome divers

I am not so sure that Malthus was wrong: Europe has seen at least two big dieoffs during the last 1000 years: the 14th century with hunger, war, and
Lars Martin Fosse
Mar 17
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16893

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

[Mod. note. Can I suggest that we return to the premodern scientific issues raised in these posts? The new genetic paper is really important. - SF.] John
Gregory Bungo
Mar 17
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16892

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

Just for a sense of completion: Besides the new paper (which mentions population busts as well as books after the introduction of agriculture globally), and
Steve Farmer
Mar 17
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16891

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

The Malthusian argument has been made many times before over the past two hundred years. Fortunately, it has been proven wrong time and again. There is
john bellezza
Mar 17
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16890

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

... Even the population explosions that followed the introduction of agriculture globally ended in booms-and-busts. That is discussed in one place in the new
Steve Farmer
Mar 17
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16889

Re: Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

“This underlines the importance of path dependencies in the distribution of wealth and power when demographics scale, as they did when agriculture caused a
jo
Mar 17
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16888

Neolithic bottleneck in human y chromosome diversity

A genetic paper of extraordinary importance for studies of human prehistory & history was published two days ago in Genome Research: A recent bottleneck of Y
Steve Farmer
Mar 17
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16887

Uzbekistan guidebook in German

Dear list members, sorry, this will be only of interest for those who read (at least some) German. Our new guidebook "Usbekistan Reise-Handbuch" by Dumont is
Isa Ducke
Mar 10
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16886

Journal of Inner Asian Art and Archaeology volume 6

Dear Friends and Colleagues, With apologies for cross-posting, we are happy to announce publication of volume 6: Luca M. OLIVIERI, "The Last Phases at Barikot:
Judith Lerner
Mar 7
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