African Archaeology / Edition 3

African Archaeology / Edition 3

by David W. Phillipson
     
 

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ISBN-10: 052154002X

ISBN-13: 2900521540024

Pub. Date: 05/31/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

Effectively demonstrating the relevance of archaeological research to understanding contemporary Africa, this survey has been extended and updated into a well illustrated account documenting the origins of humanity to the time of European colonization.

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Effectively demonstrating the relevance of archaeological research to understanding contemporary Africa, this survey has been extended and updated into a well illustrated account documenting the origins of humanity to the time of European colonization.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2900521540024
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
05/31/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
389

Table of Contents

1. Introduction; 2. The emergence of humankind in Africa; 3. The consolidation of basic human culture; 4. Regional diversification and specialisation; 5. The beginnings of permanent settlement; 6. Early farmers; 7. Iron-using peoples before 1000; 8. The second millennium AD in Sub-Saharan Africa; Bibliography.

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