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The Resource Forgotten Africa : an introduction to its archaeology, Graham Connah

Forgotten Africa : an introduction to its archaeology, Graham Connah

Label
Forgotten Africa : an introduction to its archaeology
Title
Forgotten Africa
Title remainder
an introduction to its archaeology
Statement of responsibility
Graham Connah
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Forgotten Africa introduces the general reader and beginning student to Africa's past, emphasizing those aspects only known or best known from archaeological and related evidence. It covers four million years of history across the continent, examining important aspects of Africa's momentous human story. The author is concerned to raise public awareness, both inside and outside Africa, to this frequently overlooked and often forgotten subject."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Connah, Graham
Dewey number
960/.1
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT13
LC item number
.C66 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Africa
  • Antiquities
  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Africa
  • Archäologie
  • Afrika
  • Archéologie
  • Archäologie
  • Afrika
Label
Forgotten Africa : an introduction to its archaeology, Graham Connah
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa : the birthplace of humanity -- Stone tools and adaptation : the origins of the genus Homo -- Africa's gift to the world : the earliest Homo sapiens -- Living off the land : later hunter gatherers in Africa -- Putting ideas on stone : the rock art of southern Africa -- Pictures from a lost world : the rock art of the Sahara -- Producing food : early developments in North and West Africa -- Producing food : adaptation in North-East and East Africa -- The power of metal : the origins of African iron-working -- Ancient Egypt : 3000 years of achievement -- Nubia : a meeting place of different people -- Aksum : a trading metropolis on the Ethiopian Plateau -- Church and state : survival in Ethiopia -- Opportunity and constraint : the Lake Chad story -- Facing the Mediterranean : Carthaginian, Greek and Roman North Africa -- Qsar es-Seghir : front door to Europe, front door to Africa -- Jenné-jeno : an early city on the Middle Niger -- Voyages in the Sahara : the desert trade with West Africa -- Igbo-Ukwu : a challenge from the past -- Ancestral faces : ancient sculpture in Nigeria -- Benin City : from forest power to world fame -- Pots and people : early farmers south of the Equator -- The testimony of the dead : life in the Upemba Depression -- 'One beautiful garden' : production and power amongst the Great Lakes -- Facing two worlds : the trading settlements of the East African coast -- Projecting power : Great Zimbabwe and related sites -- Deserted settlements with a story : later farmers in Southern Africa -- Outsiders on the inside : the impact of European expansion -- Remembering Africa's past
Control code
ocm54356664
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 193 pages
Isbn
9780415305907
Lccn
2004002073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54356664
  • (OCoLC)54356664
Label
Forgotten Africa : an introduction to its archaeology, Graham Connah
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 180-185) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Africa : the birthplace of humanity -- Stone tools and adaptation : the origins of the genus Homo -- Africa's gift to the world : the earliest Homo sapiens -- Living off the land : later hunter gatherers in Africa -- Putting ideas on stone : the rock art of southern Africa -- Pictures from a lost world : the rock art of the Sahara -- Producing food : early developments in North and West Africa -- Producing food : adaptation in North-East and East Africa -- The power of metal : the origins of African iron-working -- Ancient Egypt : 3000 years of achievement -- Nubia : a meeting place of different people -- Aksum : a trading metropolis on the Ethiopian Plateau -- Church and state : survival in Ethiopia -- Opportunity and constraint : the Lake Chad story -- Facing the Mediterranean : Carthaginian, Greek and Roman North Africa -- Qsar es-Seghir : front door to Europe, front door to Africa -- Jenné-jeno : an early city on the Middle Niger -- Voyages in the Sahara : the desert trade with West Africa -- Igbo-Ukwu : a challenge from the past -- Ancestral faces : ancient sculpture in Nigeria -- Benin City : from forest power to world fame -- Pots and people : early farmers south of the Equator -- The testimony of the dead : life in the Upemba Depression -- 'One beautiful garden' : production and power amongst the Great Lakes -- Facing two worlds : the trading settlements of the East African coast -- Projecting power : Great Zimbabwe and related sites -- Deserted settlements with a story : later farmers in Southern Africa -- Outsiders on the inside : the impact of European expansion -- Remembering Africa's past
Control code
ocm54356664
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xiii, 193 pages
Isbn
9780415305907
Lccn
2004002073
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (Sirsi) o54356664
  • (OCoLC)54356664

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