Forgotten Africa: An Introduction to Its Archaeology

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Forgotten Africa: An Introduction to Its Archaeology
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface and Acknowledgements xii
  • 1 - Africa 1
  • 2 - Stone Tools and Adaptation 7
  • 3 - Africa's Gift to the World 13
  • 4 - Living off the Land 20
  • 5 - Putting Ideas on Stone 27
  • 6 - Pictures from a Lost World 34
  • 7 - Producing Food 39
  • 8 - Producing Food 45
  • 9 - The Power of Metal 51
  • 10 - Ancient Egypt 57
  • 11 - Nubia 64
  • 12 - Aksum 69
  • 13 - Church and State 76
  • 14 - Opportunity and Constraint 82
  • 15 - Facing the Mediterranean 88
  • 16 - Qsar Es-Seghir 94
  • 17 - Jenné-Jeno 101
  • 18 - Voyages in the Sahara 107
  • 19 - Igbo-Ukwu 112
  • 20 - Ancestral Faces 118
  • 21 - Benin City 125
  • 22 - Pots and People 131
  • 23 - The Testimony of the Dead 137
  • 24 - 'One Beautiful Garden' 145
  • 25 - Facing Two Worlds 151
  • 26 - Projecting Power 157
  • 27 - Deserted Settlements with a Story 163
  • 28 - Outsiders on the Inside 169
  • 29 - Remembering Africa's Past 176
  • Further Reading 180
  • Index 186
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