Interesting comment stream developing around Trouillot's quote: "Anthropology should abandon the fiction that it is not primarily a discourse to the West, for the West, and ultimately, about the West as a project."
The source for Jared Diamond's numbers on skeletal height decline during agricultural transitions had always eluded me (and it gets reprinted in some textbooks). This comment from Ivor Goodbody seems to resolve the mystery.
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