Forgotten Africa: An Introduction to its Archaeology
Book format: An electronic version of a printed book that can be read on a computer or handheld device designed specifically for this purpose.
Publisher: Date:10/12/2004 - Routledge
By: Graham Connah
The 29 brief chapters look at 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, and the impact of European and other external contacts. The result is a fascinating and important story told in a straightforward and readable manner.