The Resource A thousand years of East Africa, John E.G. Sutton

A thousand years of East Africa, John E.G. Sutton

Label
A thousand years of East Africa
Title
A thousand years of East Africa
Statement of responsibility
John E.G. Sutton
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume summarises the history and development of Eastern Africa. Prominent subjects include: the town of ntusi in the 11-14th cents, and the background to the inter lacustrine kingdoms; irrigation cultivators at Engaruka below the rift escarpment 300 to 500 years ago; the Siriwake livestock specialists in the high grasslands until the Maasai Revolution; salt and iron industries through the ages; the flowering of Swahili towns and their place in the world of islam; Kilwa, the 14th century palace of Husuni Kubwa and the Zimbabwe gold trade."
Cataloging source
CtY
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Sutton, John E. G
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DT365.65
LC item number
.S97 1990
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Africa, East
  • Africa, East
  • Africa, East
  • Ostafrika
  • Antiquities
  • Opgravingen
  • Archeologie
  • Geschichte Anfänge-1886
Summary URI
http://books.google.com/books?id=jvpyAAAAMAAJ
Label
A thousand years of East Africa, John E.G. Sutton
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Map on p. [2] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between the great lakes -- The Rift Valley and the highlands before the Maasai -- The Swahili harbour-towns
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781872566009
Lccn
91169920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22970691
  • (OCoLC)ocm22970691
Label
A thousand years of East Africa, John E.G. Sutton
Publication
Note
Map on p. [2] of cover
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Between the great lakes -- The Rift Valley and the highlands before the Maasai -- The Swahili harbour-towns
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
111 pages
Isbn
9781872566009
Lccn
91169920
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
  • (OCoLC)22970691
  • (OCoLC)ocm22970691

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