Summary: This major new revised edition of African Civilizations reexamines the physical evidence for developing social complexity in tropical Africa over the past four thousand years and considers possible explanations of the developments that gave rise to it. Graham Connah focuses on urbanism and state formation in seven main areas of Africa: Nubia, Ethiopia, the West African savanna, the West African forest, the East African coast and islands, the Zimbabwe Plateau, and par ...show morets of Central Africa. Extensively illustrated and offering an extended bibliography, this book provides essential reading on the topic. ...show lessEdition/Copyright: 2ND 01
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