Economic change, ideology and the development of cultural complexity in northern Zimbabwe

  title={Economic change, ideology and the development of cultural complexity in northern Zimbabwe},
  author={Gilbert Pwiti},
  journal={Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa},
  pages={265 - 282}
  • G. Pwiti
  • Published 1 January 2004
  • Economics
  • Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa
Abstract This paper examines the nature and causes of socio-cultural changes that took place among prehistoric farming communities in northern Zimbabwe. Farming was established in northern Zimbabwe by the 5th century AD. For the greater part of the first millennium AD, the early farmers were organised as non-stratified village communities. Early in the second millennium AD, complex forms of sociopolitical organisation developed in northern Zimbabwe. It is argued in this paper that rather than… 

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