!DOWNLOAD E-PUB ♍ The Nubian Past: An Archaeology of the Sudan ☤ PDF or E-pub free

!DOWNLOAD E-PUB ♒ The Nubian Past: An Archaeology of the Sudan ♫ This cutting edge synthesis of the archaeology of Nubia and Sudan from prehistory to the nineteenth century AD is the first major work on this area for over three decades Drawing on results of the latest research and developing new interpretive frameworks, the area which has produced the most spectacular archaeology in sub Saharan Africa is examined here by an author with extensive experience in this fieldThe geographical range of the book extends through the Nubian north, the Middle Nile Basin, and includes what has become the modern Sudan Using period based chapters, the region s long term history is traced and a potential for a broadly framed and inclusive historical archaeology of Sudan s recent past is exploredThis text breaks new ground in its move beyond the Egyptocentric and traditional culture histories of Nubia, often isolated in Africanist research, and it relocates the early civilizations and their archaeology within their Sudanic Africa context This is a captivating study of the area s history, and will inform and enthral all students and researchers of Archaeology and Egyptology One of the few concise, recent archaeological histories of ancient Nubia Sparse on illustrations and possibly a bit dense or overly technical for the non specialist, but still an excellent resource, especially the extensive bibliography. Pretty good textbook I especially found Chapter 5 interesting The Kushite Revival If you are looking to dive into the history of Nubia, this will take you there Cross reference it with other books, but this is a nice start. Possibly at the moment the standard introduction into the Subject This does not make it an easy read and the really rather limited amount of illustration means that you really have to read this next to the computer to look up the pictures online On the up side, it is full to the brim with information on the excavations and surveys in the area as well as discussions as to biases The one think it does not touch is the question of how to interpret this Colour is not a topic of this book possib Possibly at the moment the standard introduction into the Subject This does not make it an easy read and the really rather limited amount of illustration means that you really have to read this next to the computer to look up the pictures online On the up side, it is full to the brim with information on the excavations and surveys in the area as well as discussions as to biases The one think it does not touch is the question of how to interpret this Colour is not a topic of this book possibly as in archaeology, this is very hard to establish under the best conditions , so if you are interested in Black History, you might feel short changed, as it is not covered But instead you get a very detailed introduction about Sudanese Archaeology and History, covering all of the Sudan, incl Darfur