Out of Africa: The Initial Impact of Millets in South Asia

@article{Weber1998OutOA,
  title={Out of Africa: The Initial Impact of Millets in South Asia},
  author={S. A. Weber},
  journal={Current Anthropology},
  year={1998},
  volume={39},
  pages={267 - 274}
}
  • S. A. Weber
  • Published 1998
  • Sociology
  • Current Anthropology
  • The early plant-based food economy of the inhabitant of South Asia is thought to have been greatly influenced by a group of millets from Africa. Until recently, the study of millets has concentrated on areas of western India such as Gujarat, where they are know to have been in use and where it has been proposed that they had a critical impact (Possehl 1986, Weber 1992). 
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