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African beginnings

Author: Olivia Vlahos; George Ford
Publisher: New York : Viking Press, 1967.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A cultural history of Africa as determined by the work of archaeologists and anthropologists.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
History
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivia Vlahos; George Ford
OCLC Number: 577628
Description: 286 pages : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm
Contents: Ancient history: Stones and bones and pictures --
Egypt and Africa --
Kingdoms below the desert: The west African kings --
East African kings --
Kings of central Africa --
South African kings --
The kings of Zimbabwe --
A king who is a queen --
In the bosom of the family: Of elephants and men --
The village universe --
Kin and cattle --
The in-betweens: Age grades and graduations --
Peers and neighbors --
Uniforms and fancy dress --
The Arabs in Africa: Arabs in east Africa --
Arabs in north Africa.
Responsibility: by Olivia Vlahos ; illustrated by George Ford.

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A cultural history of Africa as determined by the work of archaeologists and anthropologists.

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