Re: [gardeners] Wednesday, pretty close to the garden (
Wed, 19 Jun 2002 19:09:22 -0400

> Ron, a book you would love is "Guns, Germs and Steel" by Jared
> Diamond, telling why civilization developed as it did, where it did. 
> I've seen a television show on some red-haired mummies found in
> central Asia (apparent birthplace of horses). Margaret L
Those are the Tarim Basin folk.  Celts?.  Lucinda

> >Yep, there sure are. And another discovery I found fascinating was
> >the presence of tartan wearing Scythians in the depths of central
> >Asia....with blond hair no less. Makes one wonder about the origins
> >of Indo-European civilizations.
> >
> >Yep, lots of grist for PhD dissertations in them thar hills.
> >
> >
> >Ron