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By Michael D. Coe

this is the tale of America's oldest - and oddest - civilization, the Olmecs of the southern Mexican jungles. nearly unknown to archaeologists until eventually the early 20th century, their precise significance is just now being discovered and laying off new mild on how the Indian peoples of the Americas got here to be here.

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