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The Resource The archaeology of Africa : food, metals, and towns, edited by Thurstan Shaw ... [et al.], (electronic book)

The archaeology of Africa : food, metals, and towns, edited by Thurstan Shaw ... [et al.], (electronic book)

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The archaeology of Africa : food, metals, and towns
Title
The archaeology of Africa
Title remainder
food, metals, and towns
Statement of responsibility
edited by Thurstan Shaw ... [et al.]
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
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Cataloging source
FlBoTFG
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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Shaw, Thurstan
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  • Prehistoric peoples
  • Africa
  • Agriculture, Prehistoric
  • Commerce, Prehistoric
Label
The archaeology of Africa : food, metals, and towns, edited by Thurstan Shaw ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [750]-833) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 1. Africa's climate in the Holocene / A.T. Grove -- 2. The climatic and vegetational history of the equatorial regions of Africa during the upper Quaternary / J. Maley -- 3. The tropical African cereals / Jack R. Harlan -- 4. The spread of domestic animals in Africa / Juliet Clutton-Brock -- 5. Ethnographic and linguistic evidence for the prehistory of African ruminant livestock, horses and ponies / Roger Blench -- 6. Nilo-Saharans and the Saharo-Sudanese Neolithic / Christopher Ehret -- 7. Recent developments in African language classification and their implications for prehistory / Roger Blench -- 8. Linguistic evidence for the use of some tree and tuber food plants in Southern Nigeria / Kay Williamson -- 9. Examination of botanical remains from early neolithic houses at Nabta Playa, Western Desert, Egypt, with special reference to sorghum grains / K. Wasylikowa ... [et al.] -- 10. Foraging and farming in Egypt : the transition from hunting and gathering to horticulture in the Nile Valley / Wilma Wetterstrom -- 11. The emergence of a food-producing economy in the Sahara / A. Muzzolini -- 12. Identifying early farming traditions of west Africa / Bassey W. Andah -- 13. The Kintampo complex : a case study of early sedentism and food production in sub-Sahelian west Africa / James Anquandah -- 14. Intensification in the west African Late Stone Age : a view from central Ghana / Ann Brower Stahl -- 15. Agriculture and settlement among the Tiv of Nigeria : some ethnoarchaeological observations / C.A. Folorunso & S.O. Ogundele -- 16. Central Africa and the archaeology of the equatorial rainforest : reflections on some major topics / Manfred K.H. Eggert -- 17. Transition from Late Stone Age to Iron Age in the Sudano-Sahelian zone : a case study from the Perichadian plain / Augustin Holl -- 18. The antiquity of cultivation and herding in Ethiopia / David W. Phillipson -- 19. The beginnings of food production in southwestern Kenya / Peter Robertshaw -- 20. The rise and fall of nomadic pastorialism in the central Namib desert / John Kinahan -- 21. The iron age peoples of east-central Botswana / D. Kiyaga-Mulindwa -- 22. Iron age settlement and subsistence patterns in southern Malawi / Yusuf M. Juwayeyi -- 23. A question of identities : an anthropological enquiry and a historical narrative / Joseph O. Vogel -- 24. A perspective on archaeological research in Mozambique / P.J.J. Sinclair ... [et al.]
  • 25. New evidence on early iron-smelting from southeastern Nigeria / Edwin E. Okafor -- 26. Changing perspectives on traditional iron production in west Africa / F.J. Kense & John Ako Okoro -- 27. Iron technology in the middle Sahel/Savanna : with emphasis on central Darfur / I. Musa Muhammed -- 28. Iron-making techniques in the Kivu region of Zaïre : some of the difference between the South Maniema region and north Kivu / N'Sanda Buleli -- 29. Ancient iron-working in Madagascar / C. Radimilahy -- 30. The iron-using communities in Kenya / H.O. Kiriama -- 31. Metaphors and representations associated with precolonial iron-smelting in eastern and southern Africa / D.P. Collett -- 32. The magical production of iron in the Cameroon grassfields / M. Rowlands & J.-P. Warnier -- 33. Town and village in ancient Egypt : ecology, society and urbanization -- 34. Urbanism in bronze age Egypt and northeast Africa / D. O'Connor -- 35. The land of Punt / K.A. Kitchen -- 36. State development and urbanism in northern Ethiopia / S. Munro-Hay -- 37. Cities without citadels : understanding urban origins along the middle Niger -- 38. Urbanization and state formation in Ghana during the Iron age / J. Anquandah -- 39. The salt industries of west Africa : a preliminary study / J. Alexander -- 40. Trade and politics on the eastern littoral of Africa, AD 800-1300 / H.T. Wright -- 41. Exploitation of marine resources : evidence for the origin of the Swahili communities of east Africa -- 42. Coast-interior settlements and social relations in the Kenya coastal hinterland / G.H.O. Abungu & H.W. Mutoro -- 43. Urban trajectories on the Zimbabwean plateau / P.J.J. Sinclair ... [et al.] -- 44. Settlement area and communication in African towns and cities / R. Fletcher
Control code
9780203754245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 857 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415084444
Lccn
92013921
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote
Label
The archaeology of Africa : food, metals, and towns, edited by Thurstan Shaw ... [et al.], (electronic book)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [750]-833) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • 1. Africa's climate in the Holocene / A.T. Grove -- 2. The climatic and vegetational history of the equatorial regions of Africa during the upper Quaternary / J. Maley -- 3. The tropical African cereals / Jack R. Harlan -- 4. The spread of domestic animals in Africa / Juliet Clutton-Brock -- 5. Ethnographic and linguistic evidence for the prehistory of African ruminant livestock, horses and ponies / Roger Blench -- 6. Nilo-Saharans and the Saharo-Sudanese Neolithic / Christopher Ehret -- 7. Recent developments in African language classification and their implications for prehistory / Roger Blench -- 8. Linguistic evidence for the use of some tree and tuber food plants in Southern Nigeria / Kay Williamson -- 9. Examination of botanical remains from early neolithic houses at Nabta Playa, Western Desert, Egypt, with special reference to sorghum grains / K. Wasylikowa ... [et al.] -- 10. Foraging and farming in Egypt : the transition from hunting and gathering to horticulture in the Nile Valley / Wilma Wetterstrom -- 11. The emergence of a food-producing economy in the Sahara / A. Muzzolini -- 12. Identifying early farming traditions of west Africa / Bassey W. Andah -- 13. The Kintampo complex : a case study of early sedentism and food production in sub-Sahelian west Africa / James Anquandah -- 14. Intensification in the west African Late Stone Age : a view from central Ghana / Ann Brower Stahl -- 15. Agriculture and settlement among the Tiv of Nigeria : some ethnoarchaeological observations / C.A. Folorunso & S.O. Ogundele -- 16. Central Africa and the archaeology of the equatorial rainforest : reflections on some major topics / Manfred K.H. Eggert -- 17. Transition from Late Stone Age to Iron Age in the Sudano-Sahelian zone : a case study from the Perichadian plain / Augustin Holl -- 18. The antiquity of cultivation and herding in Ethiopia / David W. Phillipson -- 19. The beginnings of food production in southwestern Kenya / Peter Robertshaw -- 20. The rise and fall of nomadic pastorialism in the central Namib desert / John Kinahan -- 21. The iron age peoples of east-central Botswana / D. Kiyaga-Mulindwa -- 22. Iron age settlement and subsistence patterns in southern Malawi / Yusuf M. Juwayeyi -- 23. A question of identities : an anthropological enquiry and a historical narrative / Joseph O. Vogel -- 24. A perspective on archaeological research in Mozambique / P.J.J. Sinclair ... [et al.]
  • 25. New evidence on early iron-smelting from southeastern Nigeria / Edwin E. Okafor -- 26. Changing perspectives on traditional iron production in west Africa / F.J. Kense & John Ako Okoro -- 27. Iron technology in the middle Sahel/Savanna : with emphasis on central Darfur / I. Musa Muhammed -- 28. Iron-making techniques in the Kivu region of Zaïre : some of the difference between the South Maniema region and north Kivu / N'Sanda Buleli -- 29. Ancient iron-working in Madagascar / C. Radimilahy -- 30. The iron-using communities in Kenya / H.O. Kiriama -- 31. Metaphors and representations associated with precolonial iron-smelting in eastern and southern Africa / D.P. Collett -- 32. The magical production of iron in the Cameroon grassfields / M. Rowlands & J.-P. Warnier -- 33. Town and village in ancient Egypt : ecology, society and urbanization -- 34. Urbanism in bronze age Egypt and northeast Africa / D. O'Connor -- 35. The land of Punt / K.A. Kitchen -- 36. State development and urbanism in northern Ethiopia / S. Munro-Hay -- 37. Cities without citadels : understanding urban origins along the middle Niger -- 38. Urbanization and state formation in Ghana during the Iron age / J. Anquandah -- 39. The salt industries of west Africa : a preliminary study / J. Alexander -- 40. Trade and politics on the eastern littoral of Africa, AD 800-1300 / H.T. Wright -- 41. Exploitation of marine resources : evidence for the origin of the Swahili communities of east Africa -- 42. Coast-interior settlements and social relations in the Kenya coastal hinterland / G.H.O. Abungu & H.W. Mutoro -- 43. Urban trajectories on the Zimbabwean plateau / P.J.J. Sinclair ... [et al.] -- 44. Settlement area and communication in African towns and cities / R. Fletcher
Control code
9780203754245
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxvi, 857 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780415084444
Lccn
92013921
Other physical details
ill.
Reproduction note
Electronic resource.
Specific material designation
remote

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