When the Europeans arrived, and yes, population were already in decline due to what Alfred Crosby termed "the Columbian Exchange",
it was easy for them to say "this is ours for the talking" because these "savages" never invented the wheel or a written language...what I call a convenient untruth which gave the new settlers cart blanche to take whatever they wanted.
So, what does actually make a "civilization?"
|A convenient untruth||1851||cliffrover||16-Nov-18 03:21|
|Re: A convenient untruth||173||Wheeler||27-Nov-18 13:37|
|Re: A convenient untruth||172||cliffrover||28-Nov-18 02:59|
|Re: A convenient untruth||252||Wheeler||28-Nov-18 18:37|