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SOURCES, RESOURCES: SOME STARTING POINTS

Bathily, A. 1988. ‘Relations between the different regions of Africa’. Chapter 27 in Unesco General History of Africa III: Africa from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century, ed. M. Elfasi. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO. *  

Connah, G. 2001. African Civilizations. An Archaeological Perspective. 2nd edition. (First edition 1987.) Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Especially Chapter 7.  

Devisse, J. 1984. ‘Africa in inter-continental relations’. Chapter 26 in Unesco General History of Africa IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, ed. D.T.Niane. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.

Fagan, B.M. 1984. ‘The Zambezi and Limpopo basins: 1100–1500’. Chapter 21 in Unesco General History of Africa IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, ed. D.T.Niane. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.

Hall, M. 1987. The Changing Past: Farmers, Kings and Traders in Southern Africa 200–1860. Cape Town: David Philip. Especially Chapter 7.

Huffman, T.N. 1988. ‘Southern Africa to the south of the Zambezi.’ Chapter 24 in Unesco General History of Africa III: Africa from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century, ed. M. Elfasi. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.

Huffman, Thomas N. 2005. Mapungubwe. Ancient African Civilisation on the Limpopo. Johannesburg: Wits University Press. Short introductory booklet with many photos, maps, diagrams.

Kim, Nam C. & Kusimba, Chapurukha M. 2008. Pathways to social complexity and state formation in the southern Zambezian region. The African Archaeological Review, 25 (3/4): 131-152.

Mapungubwe Institute for Strategic Reflection (MISTRA). 2015. Mapungubwe Reconsidered: A Living Legacy. Johannesburg: MISTRA. Especially Chapters 1, 3, 4, 5, 6.

Mda, Z. 2013. The Sculptors of Mapungubwe. Cape Town: Kwela Books.  

Ngcongco, L.D. 1984. ‘Southern Africa: its peoples and social structures’. Chapter 23 in Unesco General History of Africa IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, ed. D.T.Niane. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.  

Niane, D.T. 1984. ‘Relationships and exchanges among the different regions.’ Chapter 25 in Unesco General History of Africa IV: Africa from the Twelfth to the Sixteenth Century, ed. D.T.Niane. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.

Saitowitz, S. 1996 ‘Glass Beads as Indicators of Contact and Trade in Southern Africa ca. AD 900– AD 1250’. PhD thesis, UCT. Digital version available for download via UCT Libraries website. Especially Chapters 1, 5, 6.

Talib, Y. 1988. ‘The African diaspora in Asia’. Chapter 26 in Unesco General History of Africa III: Africa from the Seventh to the Eleventh Century, ed. M. Elfasi. Berkeley, CA: Heinemann & UNESCO.

 

* NOTE: All volumes of the Unesco General History of Africa are available in pdf form, and can be downloaded free from the following Unesco website