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Title Reconstructing African culture history / edited by Creighton Gabel and Norman R. Bennett
Imprint Boston : Boston University Press, 1967
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DT19 R311    AVAILABLE    HPW0009168
 Ethnology Library  DT19 .R4    AVAILABLE    30520020062502
Descript x, 246 p. : maps ; 22 cm
Series African research studies ; no. 8
Note Consists chiefly of papers presented at a symposium held at Northwestern University in November 1962
Bibliographical footnotes
A record of early agriculture and metallurgy in Africa from archaeological sources, by J. D. Clark.--Ethnology and African culture history, by H. S. Lewis.--African languages and African pre-history, by R. W. Wescott.--The use of oral tradition in African culture history, by J. Vansina.--The use of music as a technique of reconstructing culture history in Africa, by A. P. Merriam.--African art and culture history, by R. Sieber.--The origin of the sickle-cell gene, by F. B. Livingstone.--The bearings of botanical evidence on African culture history, by E. Anderson.--Biosystematics of cultivated plants, by J. R. Harlan.--Murdock's classification of tropical African food economies, by M. P. Miracle. Coda: Toward an interdisciplinary method for African culture history, by C. Gabel
Subject History -- Research
Africa -- Historiography
Alt Author Gabel, Creightoned
Bennett, Norman Robert, 1932-
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
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