Egypt

Barbara E. Barich

People, Water and Grain

The beginning of domestication in the Sahara and the Nile Valley

Studia Archaeologica, 98
1998, 160 pp., 36 ill. b/n, 2 tav.
Hardback with Dust Jacket, 17 x 24 cm
ISBN: 9788882650179
ISSN: 0081-6299

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  • Table of Contents
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    Preface - 1. Introduction - 2. Approaches to the post-Pleistocene societies of the Sahara and the Nile Valley - 3. Holocene climatic change - 4. Utilisation of plants in the final Pleistocene and early Holocene - 5. Early animal husbandry in the Sahara - 6. Hunter-gatherers and fishers of the Sahara: Settlement and society. The cognitive world: rock art. A techno-economic model - 7. Late paleolithic societies in Nubia and Upper Egypt - 8. Early Holocene societies in the Egyptian Sahara - 9. The transition from hunting and gathering to domestication in Cyrenaica and the Libyan Sahara - 10. From the Epipalaeolithic to the "Neolithic" in Niger - 11. The mesolithic and neolithic sequence of the Sudan - 12. Overview - Bibliography - Index.