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Klostermaier supports the climactic change thesis: "If, as Muller suggested, the Aryan invasion took place around 1500, it does not make much sense to locate villages along the banks of the by then dried up Sarasvati" (1994, 36). She called me a sinful girl, a shameless creature. The Maya are believed to originate in the Yucat�n around 2600 B. Citizenship was granted to Aborigines only following a national referendum in 1967.

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Publisher: University Press of Kansas; 1st edition (October 31, 2002)

ISBN: 0700612041

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