Cultural Change in the Prehistory of Arid Africa

ISBN 978-3-89645-092-0

Cultural Change in the Prehistory of Arid Africa

Perspectives of Archaeology and Linguistics

Edited by: Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig. With contributions by: Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst, Gerrit J. Dimmendaal, Wilfrid H.G. Haacke, Friederike Jesse, Birgit Keding, Reinhard Klein-Arendt, Eileen Kose, Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig, Jürgen Richter, Gerda Rossel, Rainer Voßen.

Series: SUGIA Sprache und Geschichte in Afrika, Volume 18

230 pp.
20 maps, 1 photo, 15 figures and overviews, 1 diagram, 5 tables
Text language(s): English
Format: 170 x 240 mm
590 g
€ 34.80



Marianne Bechhaus-Gerst / Birgit Keding:
Meat or Milk? Archaeological and Linguistic Evidence for the Peridynastic Use of Cattle in the Eastern Sahara

Gerrit J. Dimmendaal:
Eastern Sudanic and the Wadi Howar and Wadi el Milk Diaspora

Wilfrid H.G. Haacke:
Linguistic Hypotheses on the Origin of Namibian Khoekhoe Speakers

Friederike Jesse / Reinhard Klein-Arendt:
Putting together Archaeology and Historical Linguistics – The Case of Pottery

Eileen Kose / Jürgen Richter:
The Prehistory of the Kavango People

Wilhelm J.G. Möhlig:
Linguistic Evidence of Cultural Change – The Case of the Rumanyo Speaking People in Northern Namibia

Gerda Rossel:
The study of Ensete Crop History

Rainer Vossen:
Languages of the Desert … and what they can tell us about the Economic History of Southern Africa

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This volume gives us an excellent opportunity to look at the state of affairs in the language-and-history domain.

Maarten Kossmann in Journal of African Languages and Linguistics, 31/1, 2010, pp. 109-114

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