Metalworking in Africa South of the Sahara: An Annotated Bibliography (African Special Bibliographic) (Hardcover)

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Description


The knowledge and use of metals has played an important role in the evolution of many African cultures. This bibliography brings together, in one volume, publications on the origins, spread, mining, smelting, smithing, use, functions, aesthetics, significance, and impact of various metals and their alloys on African cultures. Covering African metallurgy from the African Iron Age to the present, this guide is a useful reference tool for archaeology, anthropology, ethnology, history, art, and religion.

Arranged geographically by country, the volume is fully annotated and includes both printed and electronic sources.

About the Author


IBIRONKE O. LAWAL is Coordinator of Branch Science Libraries at the University of Virginia, Science and Engineering Libraries.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780313293245
ISBN-10: 0313293244
Publisher: Greenwood
Publication Date: September 26th, 1995
Pages: 288
Language: English
Series: African Special Bibliographic