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Author Gilbert, Elizabeth L.

Title Tribes of the Great Rift Valley / Elizabeth L. Gilbert.

Published New York : Abrams, 2007.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Store  305.8009676 GILB GD1    AVAILABLE
Physical description 271 pages : chiefly illustrations (some colour), map ; 34 cm
Contents Facing Arabia -- Harari -- Rashaida -- Saho -- Somali -- Nomads of the desert -- Afar -- The Abyssinians -- Amhara -- Oromo -- Tigray -- Jumping of the bulls -- Hamar -- Frontier districts -- Bacha -- Dassanech -- Mursi -- Turkana -- Plains warriors -- Maasai -- Samburu -- Last of the hunter-gatherers -- Batwa pygmy -- Hadzabe -- Worlds of the ancestors -- Chewa -- Yao.
Summary "This book, likely to be the last ethnographic tome of its genre, is the epic photographic record of African heritage in the remote environs of the Great Rift Valley, a region recognized by scientists as the birthplace of humankind."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Indigenous peoples -- Great Rift Valley.
Tribes -- Great Rift Valley.
Great Rift Valley -- History.
Great Rift Valley -- Antiquities.
Great Rift Valley -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 9780810994119