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historical perspective on metallurgy in Africa

Dennis Spande

historical perspective on metallurgy in Africa

a bibliography

by Dennis Spande

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Published by Crossroads Press : African Studies Association, Brandeis University in Waltham, Mass .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Metallurgy -- Africa -- Bibliography.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes indexes.

    StatementDennis Spande.
    SeriesArchival and bibliographic series
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 68 p. :
    Number of Pages68
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14172050M

    of o results for Books: "metallurgy" Skip to main search results Amazon Prime. Free UK Delivery by Amazon. FREE Delivery on orders over £10 for books or over £20 for other categories shipped by Amazon. Department. A History of Metallurgy in India. World history to that point was African history. That is now becoming accepted knowledge. That is now becoming accepted knowledge. Less generally understood is that, just because a few Africans left the continent around fifty thousand years ago and began to expand across the rest of the globe, history did not come to a halt in Africa.

    Materials Engineering presents the proceedings of the First International Symposium held at the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa in November The book aims to survey the historical development, the state-of-the-art and potential future directions of a broad range of engineering materials and processes. The book focuses on Africa’s different regions as roughly defined by cultural geography. On the one hand there is North Africa, Egypt, the Egyptian Sudan, and the Horn of Africa which share cultural inheritances with the Middle East and on the other is Africa south of the Sahara and the Sudan which despite interacting with the former is.

    African Metallurgy (Olayemi Akinwumi) Colonialism and Africa's Technology (Gloria Emeagwali) Mathematics in pre-colonial Hausaland, West Africa (Ahmad Kani) Psychology: African Dimensions (Bruce Bynum) Ancient Egyptian Astronomy(Theophile Obenga) Eurocentrism and the History of Science (Gloria Emeagwali). Sources and Methods in African History Book Description: Spurred in part by the ongoing re-evaluation of sources and methods in research, African historiography in the past two decades has been characterized by the continued branching and increasing sophistication of .


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Historical perspective on metallurgy in Africa by Dennis Spande Download PDF EPUB FB2

If only the rest of the world had the rich record of metallurgy and society that Africa has. In the US archaeologists struggle with bits, literally bits, of rare prehistoric metallurgical data, from which they wring (or, too often, invent) a past for indigenous metal-using societies.

Not so in the Africa depicted by Bisson and company.2/5(1). Get this from a library. A historical perspective on metallurgy in Africa: a bibliography. [Dennis Spande]. This book seems to be a very positive step towards ensuring that this occurs by eloquently presenting the numerous historical perspective on metallurgy in Africa book in which African archaeometallurgy has influenced archaeological theory to date and highlighting those arenas upon which it can make an impact in the future.” (Louise Iles, Azania, Archaeological Research in Africa, Vol.

51 Brand: Springer International Publishing. A condensed discussion of African metallurgy is difficult because of the large size of the continent and the 3, years over which it developed south of the Sahara desert.

Furthermore, several metals were produced and used in Africa, and metal production involved many technological steps which were not necessarily used for each metal type (i.e.

The Origins Of Iron Metallurgy In Africa book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. The authors of this joint work, part of the 'Iron Author: Hamady Bocoum.

Substantive chapters address the origins of African metal working and analyze the specific uses, technology, and ideology of both copper and iron. An ethnoarchaeological account in the words of a contemporary iron worker enriches the archaeological explanations. The volume will be of great value to scholars and students of archaeology, African history, and the history of technology.

In this book Professor Tylecote presents a unique introduction to the history of metallurgy from the earliest times to the present. The development of metallurgy skills and techniques of different civilisations, and the connection between them, are carefully s: 4.

Cambridge Core - African Studies - Africa's Development in Historical Perspective - edited by Emmanuel Akyeampong Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites.

A History of Metallurgy A collection of articles on the history of extractive metallu rgy originally published in History of Technology between and and edited by Fathi Habashi.

The origins of African iron metallurgy have always been an issue that is often a dispute amongst archaeologists. It was known that the vast scale of the African continents as well as the barriers in the politics and cultures had aroused difficulties in the findings of a.

BOOK REVIEWS unreservedly accepting a connection in the realm of the history of civilization. I cannot here go into details. Cline has devoted a special chapter to wire-drawing (p. To this may be added that the technique also occurs in northeastern Africa, in Abyssinia, and in.

Metals in past societies: a global perspective on indigenous African metallurgy. [Shadreck Chirikure] -- This book seeks to communicate to both a global and local audience, the key attributes of pre-industrial African metallurgy such as technological variation.

InUNESCO launched the elaboration of the General History of Africa (GHA) with a view to remedy the general ignorance on Africa’s history. The challenge consisted of reconstructing Africa’s history, freeing it from racial prejudices ensuing from slave trade and colonization, and promoting an African perspective.

Metals in Past Societies A Global Perspective on Indigenous African Metallurgy This book seeks to communicate to both a global and local audience, the key attributes of pre-industrial African metallurgy such as technological variation across space and time, methods of mining and extractive metallurgy and the fabrication of metal objects.

Inan analysis of the iron plate was made by El Sayed El Gayar and M.P. Jones, published in their article "Metallurgical investigation of an iron plate found in in the Great Pyramid at Gizeh, Egypt" (Journal of Historical Metallurgy Society, Vol.

23 No. 2,pp. El Gayar and Jones, using a hacksaw, carefully cut off a. The topic of early iron metallurgy in sub-Saharan Africa encompasses both studies of the technology and archaeology of indigenous iron production, and also an understanding of the role that iron production played in African societies before European colonization.

Some evidence from historical linguistics suggests that iron smelting may have been practiced by the Nok culture of Nigeria from as early as BC. Archaeological evidence. Metals in Past Societies: A Global Perspective on Indigenous African Metallurgy - Ebook written by Shadreck Chirikure. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices.

Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read Metals in Past Societies: A Global Perspective on Indigenous African : Shadreck Chirikure. The use of fire thus makes possible two significant new steps in the development of metallurgy: the casting of metal, by pouring it into prepared moulds; and the smelting of mineral ores to extract metal.

Objects made from smelted copper, from as early as BC, are known in Iran. Extractive Metallurgy of Titanium: Conventional and Recent Advances in Extraction and Production of Titanium Metal contains information on current and developing processes for the production of titanium.

The methods for producing Ti metal are grouped into two categories, including the reduction of TiCl4 and the reduction of TiO2, with their processes classified as either electrochemical or.

Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. tion. Yet, from a historical and global perspective, Africa has been no more prone to violent conflicts than other regions.

Indeed, Africa’s share of the more than million people who died from conflicts and atrocities during the twentieth century is relatively modest: in the sheer scale of casualties.Books shelved as history-africa: King Leopold's Ghost by Adam Hochschild, The Fate of Africa: A History of Fifty Years of Independence by Martin Meredith.Copper metallurgy seems to have been an indigenous invention in this area, because there is no clear evidence of influences from Northern Africa, and the Saharan wet phase was coming to an end, hindering human interactions across the Saharan region.

It appeared to not be fully developed copper metallurgy, which suggests it was not from external.