The Paleobiolinguistics of Maize (Zea mays L.) uri icon

abstract

  • aleobiolinguis Æ? cs is used to determine when and where maize ( Zea mays L.) developed signi fi cance for di ff erent prehistoric groups of Na Æ? ve America. Dates and loca Æ? ons of proto â?� languages for which maize terms reconstruct generally accord with crop â?� origin and dispersal informa Æ? on from plant gene Æ? cs and archaeobotany. Paleobiolinguis Æ? c and other lines of evidence indicate that hu man interest in maize was exte nsive millennia before the wide spread development of a village â?� farming way of life in the New World

publication date

  • 2014
  • 2014
  • 2014