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Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa

Author: Peter N Peregrine; Melvin Ember
Publisher: Boston, MA : Springer US, 2001.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Encyclopedia of Prehistory, with regionally organized entries on each major archaeological tradition, is a comprehensive overview of human history from two million years ago to the historic period. Prepared under the auspices and with the support of the Human Relations Area Files, and an internationally distinguished advisory board, the encyclopedia is written by noted experts in the field and edited by Peter N.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Peter N Peregrine; Melvin Ember
ISBN: 9781461511939 1461511933 9780306462559 0306462559
OCLC Number: 852789668
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 381 pages)
Contents: Acheulean --
Aterian --
Central African Neolithic --
Central African Iron Age --
Early Dynastic Egypt --
Early Khartoum --
East African Microlithic --
East African Neolithic --
Khartoum Neolithic --
Late Paleolithic Egypt --
Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Maghreb --
Lower Egypt Predynastic --
Middle Paleolithic --
Middle Paleolithic Egypt --
Nachikufan --
Neolithic of Capsian --
North African Protohistoric --
Oldowan --
Saharo-Sudanese Neolithic --
South African Iron Age --
Southern and Eastern Africa Later Stone Age --
Southern and Eastern Africa Middle Stone Age --
Southern Mediterranean Neolithic --
Tshitolian --
Upper Egypt Predynastic --
West African Iron Age --
West African Late Stone Age --
West African Neolithic --
West African Regional Development --
Wilton.
Responsibility: edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember.

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is defined as a group of populations sharing There are three types of entries in the similar subsistence practices, technology, Encyclopedia: the major tradition entry, and forms of sociopolitical  Read more...

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