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archaeology of the western highlands of Kenya

J. E. G. Sutton

archaeology of the western highlands of Kenya

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Published by British Institute in EasternAfrica in Nairobi .
Written in English


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Index.

StatementJ.E.G. Sutton.
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii,165p. :
Number of Pages165
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19738633M

Kenya: A Political History. Another important site is Hyrax Hill near Nakuru. An African Economy. Johnston, H. Civil war in Ethiopia resulted in the birth of a new country, Eritrea; in — the two nations fought a bloody border war.

Also, the preservation of the cultural heritage, considered by many a testimony of an archaic, nonmodern way of life, was not one of the first preoccupations of politicians who faced the task of creating new and modern states. See also: Nandi Resistance The latter decades of the nineteenth century, saw the early European explorers start advancing into the interior of Kenya. In the traditional past features which held the societies together included the family, the clan and the ethnic group. Jorgenson, Jan J.

The savanna grades poleward in both hemispheres into a region of semiarid steppe with limited summer rain and then into the arid conditions of the extensive Sahara north and the Kalahari south. Thompson was warned in to avoid the country of the Nandi, who were known for attacks on strangers and caravans that would attempt to scale the great massif of the Mau. At one site six coins were found at a depth of between 45cm and 50cm except one and have been dated to between about 60 and years old. Schmidt and Roderick J. Under rebel pressure, Mauritania yielded its sector of Western Sahara to Morocco in ; Morocco, for its part, built fortifications in the territory and resisted pressures for its independence. Family homesteads featured small individual family stock pens, elaborate gate-works and sentry points and houses facing into the homestead; defensive methods primarily designed to proof against individual thieves or small groups of rustlers hoping to succeed by stealth.


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A Political History of Colonialism and Underdevelopment in East Africa. Tea after the evening meal is also common. The papers covered such topics as: archaeology, oral history, traditional architecture, precolonial economies, the co-operative movement, precolonial military organisation and traditional crafts.

Remaining British possessions after were Zanzibar, which gained independence in and joined with Tanganyika to form Tanzania in ; Gambia and Kenya, which became independent in ; Malawi formerly Nyasaland and Zambia formerly Northern Rhodesiaindependent in ; Botswana formerly Bechuanaland and Lesotho formerly Basutolandindependent in ; and Mauritius and Swaziland, independent in Portugal's African empire was made up of Portuguese Guinea, Angola, and Mozambique, in addition to various enclaves and islands on the west coast.

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There has also been found an abundance of hand axes. Berman, Bruce. Fearn, Hugh. Sirikwa had his first son named Chepkoilel. In the northwest and west, France ultimately acquired regions that came to be known as French West Africa, French Equatorial Africa, and the French Cameroons, and established protectorates in Algeria, Morocco, and Tunisia.northern Kenya.

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