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Conference East African Vacation School in Pre-European African History and Archaeology (1st : 1962 : Makerere College)

Title Prelude to East African history : a collection of papers given at the first East African Vacation School in Pre-European History and Archaeology in December 1962 / edited by Merrick Posnansky, with a preface by the President of the British Institute of History and Archaeology in East Africa, L. P. Kirwan.

Publication Info. London : Oxford University Press, 1966.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Kansas Collection Harmon  913.39 Ea77p 1966    ---  Lib Use Only
Description [13], 186 pages : illustrations, 16 plates, maps, plan, tables, diagrams ; 19 cm.
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unmediated n rdamedia
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Series The Students' library
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 172-180) and index.
Contents Preface / L.P. Kirwan -- Part one : Human evolution and the Stone Ages -- The prelude to the earliest toolmakers in Uganda / W.W. Bishop -- The earliest toolmakers / L.S.B. Leakey -- The Early Stone Age, an interpretative approach / Merrick Posmansky -- Olorgesailie / Glynn Isaac -- The Middle and Later Stone Ages / Glynn Isaac -- Rock paintings in East Africa, their date and their place in African archaeology / Merrick Posnansky -- Part two : The peopling of Africa and the foundations of African society -- The peopling of Africa -- the linuistic and sociological evidence / Aidan Southall -- The origins of agriculture and iron-working in southern Africa / Merrick Posnansky -- The problem of 'Sirikwa holes' and the so-called 'Azanian' remains of the western highlands of Kenya / J.E.G. Sutton -- Part three : The history and archaeology of the East African coast -- The history of the coast of East Africa up to 1700 / James Kirkman -- Kilwa / Neville Chittick -- Part four : Oral traditions, history and the remembered past of East Africa -- Oral traditions and the historian / B. Alan Ogot -- Field work methods in the study of oral traditions in Karagwe Kingdom, Tanzania / Ruth C. Berger -- Place names, proverbs, idioms and songs as a check on traditional history / Bryan Kirwan.
Subject Africa -- History.
Africa, East -- History -- To 1886.
Africa. (OCoLC)fst01239509
Africa, East. (OCoLC)fst01239511
Chronological Term To 1886
Genre/Form History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Added Author Posnansky, Merrick, editor.
British Institute of History and Archaeology in East Africa.
Makerere University College.

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