Pastoralism and Zimbabwe

@article{Garlake1978PastoralismAZ,
  title={Pastoralism and Zimbabwe},
  author={Peter S. Garlake},
  journal={The Journal of African History},
  year={1978},
  volume={19},
  pages={479 - 493}
}
  • P. Garlake
  • Published 1 October 1978
  • Economics, History
  • The Journal of African History
Excavations at the Zimbabwe (enclosure) of Manekweni, in southern coastal Mozambique, have shown that it belongs to the Zimbabwe Culture which was centred on the Rhodesian plateau. Occupation levels have been dated to between the twelfth and eighteenth centuries. The faunal evidence indicates that a section of the population benefited from intensive beef production through transhumant pastoralism on the seasonally-fluctuating fringes of tsetse fly infestation. The settlement pattern of… 

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