Reconstructing African culture history. Edited by Creighton Gabel and Norman R. Bennett.

; Gabel, Creighton ; Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Boston, Boston University Press, 1967.

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Other Authors Bennett, Norman Robert, 1932-
Gabel, Creighton.
Northwestern University (Evanston, Ill.)
Subjects Africa -- Historiography.
History -- Research.
Series African research studies, no. 8.
Description x, 246 p. maps. 22 cm.
Notes Consists chiefly of papers presented at a symposium held at Northwestern University in November 1962.
Bibliographical footnotes.
Contents 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.
Geographic Area Africa
Network Numbers (OCoLC)00414387
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