Economic Botany

, Volume 19, Issue 4, pp 335–343 | Cite as

Food habits of some pre-columbian Mexican Indians

  • E. O. Callen


Foxtail Millet Harvest Mouse Trisodium Phosphate Rock Shelter Spanish Conquest 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. O. Callen
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  1. 1.Macdonald College of McGill UniversityMontrealCanada

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