The Resource Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, (electronic resource)

Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, (electronic resource)

Label
Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa
Title
Encyclopedia of Prehistory
Title remainder
Volume 1: Africa
Statement of responsibility
edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember
Contributor
Editor
Editor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
The Encyclopedia of Prehistory represents also defined by a somewhat different set of an attempt to provide basic information sociocultural characteristics than are eth­ on all archaeologically known cultures, nological cultures. Major traditions are covering the entire globe and the entire defined based on common subsistence prehistory of humankind. It is designed as practices, sociopolitical organization, and a tool to assist in doing comparative material industries, but language, ideology, research on the peoples of the past. Most and kinship ties play little or no part in of the entries are written by the world's their definition because they are virtually foremost experts on the particular areas unrecoverable from archaeological con­ and time periods. texts. In contrast, language, ideology, and The Encyclopedia is organized accord­ kinship ties are central to defining ethno­ ing to major traditions. A major tradition logical cultures. is defined as a group of populations sharing There are three types of entries in the similar subsistence practices, technology, Encyclopedia: the major tradition entry, and forms of sociopolitical organization, the regional sub tradition entry, and the which are spatially contiguous over a rela­ site entry. Each contains different types of tively large area and which endure tempo­ information, and each is intended to be rally for a relatively long period. Minimal used in a different way
Dewey number
  • 300
  • 301
  • 900
  • 930.03
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Language note
English
LC call number
CC1-960
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Peregrine, Peter N.
  • Ember, Melvin.
Series statement
Encyclopedia of prehistory
Series volume
v. 1
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  • Archaeology
  • History
  • Anthropology
  • Archaeology
  • History, general
  • Anthropology
Label
Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally published by Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers in 2001
  • "Published in conjunction with the Human Relations area files at Yale University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Acheulean -- Aterian -- Central African Neolithic -- Central African Iron Age -- Early Dynastic Egypt -- Early Khartoum -- East African Microlithic -- East African Neolithic -- Khartoum Neolithic -- Late Paleolithic Egypt -- Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Maghreb -- Lower Egypt Predynastic -- Middle Paleolithic -- Middle Paleolithic Egypt -- Nachikufan -- Neolithic of Capsian -- North African Protohistoric -- Oldowan -- Saharo-Sudanese Neolithic -- South African Iron Age -- Southern and Eastern Africa Later Stone Age -- Southern and Eastern Africa Middle Stone Age -- Southern Mediterranean Neolithic -- Tshitolian -- Upper Egypt Predynastic -- West African Iron Age -- West African Late Stone Age -- West African Neolithic -- West African Regional Development -- Wilton
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2001.
Extent
1 online resource (411 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461511939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4615-1193-9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3400000000094324
  • (EBL)1246622
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1246622
  • (EXLCZ)993400000000094324
Label
Encyclopedia of Prehistory : Volume 1: Africa, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Melvin Ember, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
  • Originally published by Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers in 2001
  • "Published in conjunction with the Human Relations area files at Yale University
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Contents
Acheulean -- Aterian -- Central African Neolithic -- Central African Iron Age -- Early Dynastic Egypt -- Early Khartoum -- East African Microlithic -- East African Neolithic -- Khartoum Neolithic -- Late Paleolithic Egypt -- Late Pleistocene-Early Holocene Maghreb -- Lower Egypt Predynastic -- Middle Paleolithic -- Middle Paleolithic Egypt -- Nachikufan -- Neolithic of Capsian -- North African Protohistoric -- Oldowan -- Saharo-Sudanese Neolithic -- South African Iron Age -- Southern and Eastern Africa Later Stone Age -- Southern and Eastern Africa Middle Stone Age -- Southern Mediterranean Neolithic -- Tshitolian -- Upper Egypt Predynastic -- West African Iron Age -- West African Late Stone Age -- West African Neolithic -- West African Regional Development -- Wilton
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed. 2001.
Extent
1 online resource (411 p.)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781461511939
Media category
computer
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4615-1193-9
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (CKB)3400000000094324
  • (EBL)1246622
  • (SSID)ssj0001177194
  • (PQKBManifestationID)11697293
  • (PQKBTitleCode)TC0001177194
  • (PQKBWorkID)11155655
  • (PQKB)11476587
  • (DE-He213)978-1-4615-1193-9
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1246622
  • (EXLCZ)993400000000094324

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