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Iron age communities of the southern Highveld

T. M. O"C Maggs

Iron age communities of the southern Highveld

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Published by Council of the Natal Museum in Pietermaritzburg .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Northern Karoo (South Africa),
  • South Africa,
  • Northern Karoo.
    • Subjects:
    • Iron age -- South Africa -- Northern Karoo.,
    • Northern Karoo (South Africa) -- Antiquities.,
    • South Africa -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementT. M. O"C. Maggs.
      SeriesOccasional publications of the Natal Museum ; no. 2
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsGN780.42.S66 M33 1976
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 326 p. :
      Number of Pages326
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4290559M
      ISBN 100620012072
      LC Control Number78317899
      OCLC/WorldCa3142541

      South African Archaeological Bulletin, 30, 71— The annals of Natal, — The mountain Bushmen of Basutoland. Thabane Ed.

      The first estimates of the number of stone ruins was made in by Theodore Bent who had a real fascination with the stone ruins. Hamilton Ed. It is claimed that the monolithic stones were transported from two miles away. Archaeology, Volume 41 No 6:

      Cattle and milking appear somewhat later than small stock and were perhaps acquired from iron-using farmers in western Zimbabwe or northeastern South Africa. At around the same time, Bantu-speaking agro-pastoralists began arriving in southern Africa, bringing with them an Iron Age culture and domesticated crops. Thompson Eds. By most of the farming communities had stabilized in roughly their present-day habitats, reaching their ecological frontier on the dry southern Highveld of South Africa and gradually clearing the coastal forests. From around A. Migrant work is generally agreed to have had a negative impact on family life for most Sotho speakers since adults primarily men were required to leave their families behind in impoverished communities while they were employed in cities located hundreds of kilometres away.


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Iron age communities of the southern Highveld by T. M. O"C Maggs Download PDF Ebook

Archaeology and ethnohistory of the African Iron Age. Wealthy homes were those with large numbers of women, and even Iron age communities of the southern Highveld book the advent of the Atlantic slave trade it had become customary for men to take slave wives who would work in exchange for protection.

The Sotho-Tswana peoples before The seasonality is an important control on plant growth and a regulator of river flows. Van Schaik Ltd. Other significant hominin finds were made in the Sterkfontein Valley in Gauteng province beginning in the s. Reconstructing Tswana townscapes: Toward a critical historical archaeology.

Bokoni: Old structures, new paradigms? Farther west, however, there are greater continuities with the earlier wares, while in southeastern Africa locally driven increases in population and cattle—which led to expansion into less favourable environments but which also brought new ideas and new methods of political control—may hold the key.

Saarbrucken: VDM Publishing. London, Hakluyt Society, Journal of Southern African Studies, 38, — It should not be confused with the modern-day country called Beninformerly called Dahomey. It seems likely, however, that a movement of immigrants into Southern Africa occurred in two streams and was part of a wider expansion of populations speaking Bantu languages that ultimately derived from the Niger-Congo languages of western Africa some 2, to 3, years ago.

Without more accurate evidence however, we are left with the suggestion that the remains are from the 13th century.

The Journal of African History, 58, — Cambridge Archaeological Journal, 27, — Locational trends of Transvaal Iron Age settlements. The Khoikhoi stopped trading with the Dutch[ citation needed ], and the Cape and the VOC had to import Dutch farmers to establish farms to supply the passing ships as well as to supply the growing VOC settlement.

They cultivated sorghum, millet, and legumes and herded sheep, goats, and some cattle; made pottery and fashioned iron tools to turn the soil and cut their crops; and engaged in long-distance trade.

Google Scholar Evers, T. In the early centuries ce the northeastern African coast was well known to the traders of the Greco-Roman world.

History of South Africa

Until the s, population explosion and migration were the common explanations; subsequent explanations have stressed adaptation.

Among the headless hordes: Missionaries, outlaws, and logics of landscape in the Wittebergen native reserve, c. Only Liberia retained its independence, at the price of major territorial concessions.

Google Scholar Inskeep, R. African elephant in the Okavango grasslands, Botswana. Mapungubwe and Great Zimbabwe At 9th- and 10th-century sites such as Schroda and Bambandyanalo in the Limpopo valley, the ivory and cattle trade seems to have been of major importance, but later sites such as Mapungubwe a hilltop above BambandyanaloManekweni in southwestern Mozambiqueand Great Zimbabwewhich date from the late 11th to the mid 15th century, owed their prosperity to the export of gold.

The island nation of Madagascar is excluded because of its distinct language and cultural heritage. Firstly, the prospectors found that others before them exploited gold by primitive methods.

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Archaeological indicators for stress in the Western Transvaal region between the seventeenth and nineteenth centuries.Full text of "Southern African field archaeology" See Iron age communities of the southern Highveld book formats. T T he Zulu-speaking people are descendants of the Iron Age communities of Southern Africa who cultivated the soil and kept livestock.

They inhabited the well-watered region of Southeast Africa, the interior in the Highveld, and the territory between the Drakensberg and the Kalahari borderland. It was nevertheless broken from time to time by warmer interludes, and it was during one of these that a distinct and separate group of later Iron Age (as opposed to early Iron Age) people (the Bafokeng) entered the Highveld via the Free State between AD 1 and 1 West Africa is the westernmost region of tjarrodbonta.com United Nations pdf Western Africa as the pdf countries of Benin, Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo, as well as the United Kingdom Overseas Territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha.Citation Type Date Retrieved ; Pistorius, JCC.

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