David Phillipson presents an illustrated account of African prehistory, from the origins of humanity through European colonization in this revised and expanded edition of his original work. Phillipson considers Egypt and North Africa in their African context, comprehensively reviewing the archaeology of West, East, Central and Southern Africa. His book demonstrates the relevance of archaeological research to understanding contemporary Africa and stresses the continent's contribution to the cultural heritage of humankind.
Author: David W. Phillipson Publisher: Cambridge University Press Published: 06/06/2005 Pages: 406 Binding Type: Paperback Weight: 1.65lbs Size: 9.60h x 7.40w x 0.90d ISBN: 9780521540025
About the Author Phillipson, David W.: - David W. Phillipson FBA is Professor of African Archaeology and Director of the Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. He is a Fellow of Gonville & Caius College, Cambridge.