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Papers in African Prehistory - J. D. Fage

Papers in African Prehistory

By: J. D. Fage (Editor), R. A. Oliver (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st December 1970
ISBN: 9780521095662
Number Of Pages: 348

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Professor Fage and Professor Oliver, the editors of this collection, are distinguished historians of Africa, and as founding editors of the Journal of African History they both established the journal and used it to mark out developing areas of the subject. In directing the journal they have pursued an active policy of commissioning articles in fields where the literature was scanty, and in this volume they have collected together some of the most important articles they have published on African prehistory. It is designed for the student of African history, and the library that needs copies of frequently consulted papers to supplement its sets of periodicals. All the articles contain either accounts of important research or more general review articles. The book is illustrated with line diagrams and photographs. One article which originally appeared in French has been translated into English.

The prehistoric origins of African culture
The spread of food production in sub-Saharan Africa
Primary cradles of agriculture in the African continent
Speculations on the economic prehistory of Africa
Aspects of the evolution and ecology of tsetse flies and trypanosomiasis in the prehistoric African environment
Concepts of race in the historiography of Northeast Africa
Some questions on the economic prehistory of Ethiopia
Some developments in the prehistory of the Bantu languages
The problem of the Bantu expansion
The Rhodesian Iron Age
The Greefswald sequence: Bambandyanalo and Mapungubwe
The Iron Age sequence in the Southern Province of Zambia
Notes on some early pottery cultures in northern Katanga
Kilwa and the Arab settlement of the East African coast
The 'Shirazl' colonization of East Africa
New light on Medieval
Old Kanuri capitals
Ife and its archaeology
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ISBN: 9780521095662
ISBN-10: 0521095662
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 348
Published: 1st December 1970
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.59 x 13.97  x 1.98
Weight (kg): 0.44