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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