East Africa and Madagascar in the Indian Ocean world

@article{Boivin2013EastAA,
  title={East Africa and Madagascar in the Indian Ocean world},
  author={Nicole Boivin and Alison Crowther and Richard Helm and Dorian Q. Fuller},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={2013},
  volume={26},
  pages={213-281}
}
The Indian Ocean has long been a forum for contact, trade and the transfer of goods, technologies and ideas between geographically distant groups of people. Another, less studied, outcome of expanding maritime connectivity in the region is the translocation of a range of species of plants and animals, both domestic and wild. A significant number of these translocations can now be seen to involve Africa, either providing or receiving species, suggesting that Africa’s role in the emergence of an… 
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