The Pastoral Neolithic of East Africa

@article{Bower1991ThePN,
  title={The Pastoral Neolithic of East Africa},
  author={John R. F. Bower},
  journal={Journal of World Prehistory},
  year={1991},
  volume={5},
  pages={49-82}
}
  • J. Bower
  • Published 1 March 1991
  • History
  • Journal of World Prehistory
In East Africa, as in many other regions, the initial shift from hunting and gathering to food production was a secondary process involving the introduction of species domesticated elsewhere. Specifically, the East African Neolithic, or Pastoral Neolithic, centered on herding livestock, some of which may have been domesticated in the Sahara and all of which were almost certainly imported from areas to the north. The development of the Pastoral Neolithic was lengthy and complex, having begun… 

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