African Civilizations: An Archaeological Perspective / Edition 2

African Civilizations: An Archaeological Perspective / Edition 2

by Graham Connah, Douglas Hobbs
     
 

This edition of African Civilizations, first published in 2001, re-examines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in tropical Africa.See more details below

Overview

This edition of African Civilizations, first published in 2001, re-examines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in tropical Africa.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521596909
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2001
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
356
Sales rank:
487,529
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 0.75(d)

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Table of Contents

1. The context; 2. Birth on the Nile: the Nubian achievement; 3. The benefits of isolation: the Ethiopian Highlands; 4. An optimal zone: the West African savanna; 5. Brilliance beneath the trees: the West African forest and its fringes; 6. The edge or the centre: cities of the East African coast and islands; 7. A question of context: Great Zimbabwe and related sites; 8. In the heart of Africa: the Upemba Depression and the Interlacustrine Region; 9. What are the common denominators?

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