A New Look at the Later Prehistory of the Kalahari

  title={A New Look at the Later Prehistory of the Kalahari},
  author={James R. Denbow},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  pages={3 - 28}
  • J. Denbow
  • Published 1 March 1986
  • History
  • The Journal of African History
Until recently, the later prehistory of the Kalahari has remained almost unknown and, in consequence, the long and complex past of the peoples of this region has often been condensed into an ahistorical and timeless caricature when compared with events in neighbouring countries. The summary presented here attempts to rectify this situation by drawing upon data from over four hundred surveyed sites and information from detailed excavations carried out since 1975 at twenty-two selected localities… 
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