Chadic Newsletter Online

ISSN 1618-7369

Roger Blench’s new book is out

Posted by useibert on Saturday, December 15, 2007

Archaeology, Language, and the African Past is an overview of theories and methods, a fusion of African linguistics and archaeology. Roger Blench provides a comprehensive look at the history of all African language families, incorporating the latest linguistic classifications, current evidence from archaeology, genetic research, and recorded history. This original and definitive volume examines the economic culture of the continent—from major crops and plant life to animals and livestock—from a multi-dimensional perspective. It provides students of linguistics, archaeology, and anthropology with a critical discussion on the history of African languages and the cultures they articulate. (Description taken from Book flyer by: Altamira Press)

A look at Roger’s website is also worth the while. Papers that can be found and downloaded from there include:

Check it out and find more good stuff there!

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