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Three thousand years in Africa : man and his environment in the Lake Chad region of Nigeria

Author: Graham Connah
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1981.
Series: New studies in archaeology.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Lake Chad region of Nigeria is an extreme environment. Professor Connah traces the story of human adaptation to and exploitation of this unusual environment from prehistoric to modern times.

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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Graham Connah
ISBN: 0521228484 9780521228480
OCLC Number: 6015748
Description: xx, 268 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Contents: Ways of looking at the past --
The African savanna and Lake Chad --
Environment and man in north-east Nigeria --
The archaeological landscape and its interpretation --
The earliest evidence --
The firki response: Daima I --
The firki response: Daima II --
The firki response: Daima III --
Sand adaptations and the Yobe advantage --
Urbanization and state development --
Towards an understanding.
Series Title: New studies in archaeology.
Responsibility: Graham Connah.
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