Metalworking in Africa South of the Sahara: An Annotated Bibliography (African Special Bibliographic) (Hardcover)
The knowledge and use of metals has played an important role in the evolution of many African cultures. This bibliography brings together, in one volume, publications on the origins, spread, mining, smelting, smithing, use, functions, aesthetics, significance, and impact of various metals and their alloys on African cultures. Covering African metallurgy from the African Iron Age to the present, this guide is a useful reference tool for archaeology, anthropology, ethnology, history, art, and religion.
Arranged geographically by country, the volume is fully annotated and includes both printed and electronic sources.