The Peopling of Africa

A Geographic Interpretation
Author(s): 
Newman, James L.
ISBN: 
0300060033
Date published: 
January 1997
Hardback
Price: 
£22.50
Pages: 
256

Tracing the development of Africa's peoples from their origins over four million years ago to the onset of the colonial era in the late nineteenth century, James Newman discusses the roles played by language, technology, occupation and religion in forming identities and how population distribution has been shaped by varying natural and human circumstances.