Indian Ocean Food Globalisation and Africa

  title={Indian Ocean Food Globalisation and Africa},
  author={Nicole Boivin and Alison Crowther and Mary E. Prendergast and Dorian Q. Fuller},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
While Africa has sometimes been peripheral to accounts of the early Indian Ocean world, studies of food globalisation necessarily place it centre stage. Africa has dispatched and received an extraordinary range of plants, animals and foodstuffs through Indian Ocean trade and other avenues. Here we explore these patterns of food globalisation vis-à-vis Africa, focusing in particular on the arrival of new food crops and domesticated animals in Africa, but also touching on flows from Africa to the… 
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