New PDF release: The Archaeology of Ethiopia: Shaping an Identity

By Niall Finneran

ISBN-10: 0415386462

ISBN-13: 9780415386463

ISBN-10: 0415692571

ISBN-13: 9780415692571

This e-book presents the 1st actually finished multi-period research of the archaeology of Ethiopia, surveying the country's background, detailing the discoveries from the overdue Stone Age, together with the recognized 'Lucy' and relocating onto the emergence of foodstuff construction, prehistoric rock paintings and an research of the expanding social complexity that may be saw from the is still of the 1st nucleated settlements. the writer then discusses the Aksumite empire, the emergence of Christianity within the heart a long time and Ethiopia's encounters with the west, best as much as the feudal Ethiopia of the 20th century and the current day. 

This publication is a superb and intensely readable tale of the wealthy historical past of this very misunderstood nation.

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