A material culture : consumption and materiality on the coast of precolonial east Africa (Book, 2016) [WorldCat.org]
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A material culture : consumption and materiality on the coast of precolonial east Africa

Author: Stephanie Wynne-Jones
Publisher: New York, NY : Oxford University Press, ©2016.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book explores the importance of objects in Swahili society. The archaeology of the east coast of Africa has provided a wealth of information on the complex ways that objects were bound up with  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stephanie Wynne-Jones
ISBN: 9780198759317 0198759312
OCLC Number: 968212003
Description: 1 v. (XIII-232 p.) : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: 1: A Material Culture: Introduction2: Objects in the Swahili World3: Kilwa Kisiwani: Establishing a Town4: Vumba Kuu: Negotiating Similarity and Difference5: The Nyika: Moving Inland from the Coast6: Community and Identity in Material Culture7: The Indian Ocean Before the Arrival of Europeans8: Swahili Material Worlds
Responsibility: Stephanie Wynne-Jones.

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