The Search For Takrur

Author: Roderick McIntosh
Publisher: Yale Peabody Museum
ISBN: 9780913516294
Size: 80.36 MB
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"This heavily illustrated archaeological research report documents the development of the West African trading center of Takrur.

Climate Cultures

Author: Jessica Barnes
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300198817
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Anthropological Perspectives on Climate Change Jessica Barnes, Michael R.
Dove. books are The Way the Wind Blows: Climate, History, and Human Action (
Columbia University Press, 2000), Ancient Middle Niger: Urbanism and the Self-
Organizing Landscape (Cambridge University Press, 2005), and The Search for
Takrur: Archaeological Excavations and Reconnaissance Along the Middle
Senegal Valley (Yale University Publications in Anthropology, in press).


Author: John Iliffe
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9780521484220
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The history of the continent is thus a single story binding living Africans to the earliest human ancestors.

The Meanings Of Timbuktu

Author: Shamil Jeppie
Publisher: Human Sciences Research Council
ISBN: 9780796922045
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This volume, authored by leading international scholars, begins to sketch the 'meaning' of Timbuktu within the context of the intellectual history of West Africa, in particular, and of the African continent, in general.

Why Smart People Can Be So Stupid

Author: Robert J. Sternberg
Publisher: Yale University Press
ISBN: 0300128207
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This book is the first devoted to investigating what the most current psychological research can tell us about stupidity in everyday life.

The Origins Of Iron Metallurgy In Africa

Author: Hamady Bocoum
Publisher: Unesco
ISBN: 9789231038075
Size: 19.25 MB
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The work of specialists archaeologists, historians, ethnologists, metallographs and sociologists gathered in this volume show the vitality of research being carried out on iron processing in Africa since as early as the third millennium B.C ...

Archaeometallurgy In Global Perspective

Author: Benjamin W. Roberts
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 1461490170
Size: 10.38 MB
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Covering an extensive range of archaeological time-periods and regions, this volume will be a valuable resource for those studying archaeology worldwide.

The Baobabs Pachycauls Of Africa Madagascar And Australia

Author: G.E. Wickens
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9781402064319
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This book fills a gap in the botanical literature. It deals with a genus that has fascinated and intrigued scientists and lay persons for centuries. This is the only comprehensive account of all eight species in the genus Adansonia.