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Tribes of the Great Rift Valley

Author: Elizabeth L Gilbert
Publisher: New York : Abrams, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This book, likely to be the last ethnographic tome of its genre, is the epic photographic record of African heritage in the remote environs of the Great Rift Valley, a region recognized by scientists as the birthplace of humankind."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: History
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Gilbert, Elizabeth L.
Tribes of the Great Rift Valley.
New York : Abrams, 2007
(OCoLC)608263742
Online version:
Gilbert, Elizabeth L.
Tribes of the Great Rift Valley.
New York : Abrams, 2007
(OCoLC)631232475
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Elizabeth L Gilbert
ISBN: 9780810994119 0810994119
OCLC Number: 123766882
Description: 271 pages : illustrations, map ; 34 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Facing Arabia. Afar. Harari. Rashaida. Somali --
Desert nomads. Afar --
The Abyssynians. Amhara. Oromo. Tigray --
Frontier districts. Konso. Mursi. Turkana --
Villages of the Omo. Hamar --
Plains warriors. Maasai. Samburu --
The last of the hunter gathers. Hadzabe. Batwa pygmy --
The ancestor world. Chewa. Yao.
Responsibility: Elizabeth L. Gilbert.
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A celebration and photographic study of traditional peoples who occupy the tiny, remote villages scattered across the deserts, plains, hills and forests of the Great Rift Valley. This book provides  Read more...

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