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This shows not a failure of settled agriculture, but the occasional failure of the monsoon, a phenomenon that still happens today. The famine caused by the monsoon failure around 1900 led to many starvation deaths. But, it's not much good bringing this up, because as we all know, the climate had always been steady until humans started the industrial revolution. ;')
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posted on 03/31/2006 8:43:16 AM PST
(Yes indeed, Civ updated his profile and links pages again, on Monday, March 6, 2006.)
Aren't all plants "weeds"?
posted on 03/31/2006 8:43:49 AM PST
(Never a minigun handy when you need one.)
People in this region still seek out and eat the wild Polk Salad
posted on 03/31/2006 12:15:34 PM PST
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