[Sca-cooks] sugar and rice in Iberia

Terry Decker t.d.decker at worldnet.att.net
Wed Jul 4 07:20:03 PDT 2007

>  so dating these things to that year is
> similar to linking tobacco in Europe to 1492

1493.  IIRC (from the Diario), Columbus brought tobacco back on the first 
voyage which ended early in 1493.  Because we have a detailed account, we 
can fix a date for the initial arrival of tobacco in Europe.  Of course, we 
have no idea whatg they did with the sample.


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