An Introduction to its Archaeology
By (author) Graham Connah
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Forgotten Africa by Graham Connah
Book DescriptionForgotten Africa introduces the general reader and beginning student to Africa's past, emphasizing those aspects only known or best known from archaeological and related evidence. It covers four million years of history across the continent, examining important aspects of Africa's momentous human story. Graham Connah is concerned to raise public awareness, both inside and outside Africa, to this frequently overlooked and often forgotten subject. Forgotten Africa examines: * human origins, * the material culture of hunter gatherers * the beginnings of African farming, the development of metallurgy * the emergence of distinctive artistic traditions * the growth of cities and states * the expansion of trading networks * the impact of European and other external contacts. The result is a fascinating and important story told in a straightforward and readable manner.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780415305907
(234mm x 156mm x 17mm)
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 19-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Graham Connah
African Civilizations, Paperback (November 2015)
This new revised edition offers expanded coverage, new illustrations and an extended new list of references.
Writing About Archaeology, Hardback (March 2010)
In this book, Graham Connah offers an overview of archaeological authorship: its diversity, its challenges, and its methodology.
Three Thousand Years in Africa, Paperback (June 2009)View all books by Graham Connah
Presents a natural history of Man in the Lake Chad region of Nigeria.
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Author Biography - Graham Connah
Graham Connah's books include The Archaeology of Benin, Three Thousand Years in Africa, African Civilizations, Kibiro and Transformations in Africa. Currently a visiting Fellow at the Australian National University, Canberra, he was awarded the Order of Australia in 2000.
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