The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production

The Culture and Technology of African Iron Production

By: Peter R. Schmidt (editor)Hardback

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Examining myth, ritual, history and science, this work describes the systems of smithing and iron smelting, that existed in Africa 2000-2500 years ago. It demonstrates that iron production is a socially constructed activity and its cultural and technological domains cannot be understood alone.

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  • ISBN13: 9780813013848
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 352
  • ID: 9780813013848
  • ISBN10: 0813013844

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