Peoples and Cultures of North Africa by Peter Mitchell
  

Peoples and Cultures of North Africa

Written by Peter Mitchell
Illustrated by
Part of the Peoples and Cultures of Africa Series

Synopsis

Peoples and Cultures of North Africa by Peter Mitchell

Through a detailed and holistic regional study of North Africa's ethnic groups, cultures, languages, religions, music, dance, art, crafts, and architecture, North Africa provides students with a comprehensive, authoritative, and up-to-date review of this region. This volume contains a regional introduction followed by a series of A-to-Z articles on specific ethnic groups, material cultures, performing arts and literature, and religious, social, and cultural topics. This volume also includes an index specific to this subject area. Topics included are: Arabic literature; Berbers; Contemporary art; Fur; Marriage and family; Metalwork; Nubians; Oral literature; Shilluk; and, Television and radio.

About the Author

Editor Peter Mitchell is a university lecturer in African prehistory and holds a tutorial fellowship in archaeology at St. Hugh's College, University of Oxford, England. He is also curator of African archaeology at the Pitt Rivers Museum, Oxford, and an academic member of the multidisciplinary African Studies Centre based at St Antony's College, Oxford. He has previously worked at the University of Cape Town. He serves on the Governing Council of the British Institute in Eastern Africa and is a member of the editorial boards of the African Archaeological Review, Antiquity, Before Farming, Journal of African History, South African Archaeological Bulletin, Southern African Humanities, and World Archaeology. He is also president of the Society of Africanist Archaeologists.

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Format

Hardback
112 pages

Author

Peter Mitchell
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Publisher

Facts On File Inc

Publication date

15th December 2006

ISBN

9780816062614


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