Intercontinental Networks Between Africa and Asia Across the Indian Ocean: What Do Village Chickens Reveal?
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The prehistory of the Indian Ocean world can be likened to a complex historical jigsaw puzzle, and has attracted deep interest from various dis- ciplines (Chaudhuri 1985; Pearson 2011). The objective has been to find and fit together the various pieces to complete and demystify the puzzle. At present, the assembled pieces reveal a multiplex pattern of cultural contacts, trade, and biological translocations, including inter- continental linkages and interactions that shifted according to region and over time.
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