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Tanzanian Coast in the first millenium AD

an archaeology of the iron-working, farming communities

by Felix Chami

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Published by Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis in Uppsala .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Tanzania,
  • Tanzania.
    • Subjects:
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Tanzania.,
    • Pottery, African -- Tanzania.,
    • Tanzania -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Felix Chami ; with microscopic analyses by Anders Lindahl.
      SeriesStudies in African archaeology,, 7
      ContributionsLindahl, Anders., Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT442 .C46 1994
      The Physical Object
      Pagination107 p. :
      Number of Pages107
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL853895M
      ISBN 109150610376
      LC Control Number95134803
      OCLC/WorldCa31304831

      Archaeological evidence suggests that the first significant migration to the islands of Zanzibar occurred around AD, which concurs with historical records of political and religious strife in the Persian and Arabian Gulf at this time. Entire families took up their belongings and re-located to the more pleasant palm-fringed climes of Zanj.   Tanzania is the largest country in East Africa, bordered by Kenya and Uganda to the north; Rwanda, Burundi, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the west, and Zambia, Malawi, and Mozambique to the south.. Understand [] History []. This is one of the oldest known continuously inhabited areas on Earth; fossil remains of humans and pre-human hominids have been found dating back over .

      Travelers and merchants from the Persian Gulf and India have visited the east African coast since early in the first millennium A.D. Islam was practiced by some on the Swahili Coast as early as. "Limbo: Early Iron-working in South-eastern Tanzania," Azania 27(), The Tanzanian Coast in the First Millennium AD: An Archaeology of the Iron-Working, Farming Communities (Studies in African Archaeology, No. 7). Uppsala: Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis, "The First Millennium AD on the East Coast: A New Look at Cultural.

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Tanzanian Coast in the first millenium AD by Felix Chami Download PDF EPUB FB2

Chami, F., The Tanzanian Coast in the First Millennium AD: an archaeology of the iron-working, farming communities (with microscopic analyses by Anders Lindahl). Studies in African Archaeology 7, Uppsala pp. 27 figs, 19 maps, 3 plates. ISSN ISBN Tanzanian Coast in the first millenium AD.

Uppsala: Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis, (OCoLC) Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Felix Chami; Anders Lindahl; Societas Archaeologica Upsaliensis. Book Review: The Tanzanian Coast in the First Millennium AD. An Archaeology of the Iron-Working, Farming Communities (Studies in African Archaeology 7).

By Felix Chami. Societas Archaeological Upsaliensis, Uppsala,pp. Randi Haaland 1Author: Randi Haaland. Chami, Felix The Tanzanian Coast in the First Millennium AD. Book Review The Tanzanian Coast in the First Millennium AD. An Archaeology of the Iron-Working, Farming Communities (Studies in African Archaeology 7).

By Felix Chami. Societas Archaeological Upsaliensis, Uppsala,pp. The reviewed work is an important contribution to the archaeology of Tanzania. It is well written, with good illustrations. The Tanzanian coast in the early first millennium AD: an archaeology of the ironworking, farming communities.

Uppsala: Societas Archaeologica Uppsaliensis. Chami, F. The Tanzanian Coast in the Early First Millennium AD: an archaeology of the iron-working, farming communities. Uppsala: Societas Archaeologica Uppsaliensis. Chittick, H.N. The interaction between the Swahili Coast of the present-day Tanzanian coast and other parts of the Indian Ocean world dates back to the first millennium AD.

This commercial communication resulted in the rise of several coastal city-states (stonebuilt towns), some of which date back to the tenth century.

Unfortunately, some of these states started to collapse during the second half of the second millennium. and the Atlantic coast. Thereafter, however, while in Britain we tend to Domesday Book was the ‘knowable’ rather than the known; but through it, ‘the Norman record’, nevertheless lay the way to the ‘Beyond’ of his title, that is old English Farming in the First Millennium AD: British Agriculture Between Julius Caesar.

Early coastal history. Travellers and merchants from the Persian Gulf and Western India have visited the East African coast since early in the first millennium texts such as the Periplus of the Erythraean Sea and Ptolemy's Geography list a string of market places (emporia) along the coast.

Finds of Roman-era coins along the coast confirm the existence of trade, and Ptolomey's. The Bagamoyo area is among the Tanzanian coastal locations where evidence of intercontinental trade dates back to the last few centuries of the first millennium AD. the southern coast of Tanzania, opposite the Rufiji Delta (Figure 1).

It is separated from The T anzanian coast in the first millennium AD: An archaeology of the Iron-working, Farming Communities. The Tanzanian coast in the first millennium AD (Studies in African Archaeology, Vol. Uppsala, Sweden: Societas Archaeologica Uppsaliensis.

Tanzania History and Early Tanzanian Coastal History Travellers and merchants from the Persian Gulf and Western India have visited the East African coast since early in the first millennium CE, and especially the towns that arose all along the coasts of Kenya and Tanzania late in the millennium.

Tanzania (/ ˌ t æ n z ə ˈ n iː ə /, Swahili: [tanzaˈni.a]), officially the United Republic of Tanzania (Swahili: Jamhuri ya Muungano wa Tanzania), is a country in East Africa within the African Great Lakes region.

It borders Uganda to the north; Kenya to the northeast; Comoro Islands and the Indian Ocean to the east; Mozambique and Malawi to the south; Zambia to the southwest; and. Kenya's proximity to the Arabian Peninsula invited colonization, and Arab and Persian settlements sprouted along the coast by the eighth century.

During the first millennium AD, Nilotic and Bantu peoples moved into the region, and the latter now comprise three-quarters of Kenya's population.

Tanzania is the land which has extensive Limestone Caves along the Swahili Coast of East Africa. Many of these Limestone Caves believed to be formed about million years ago during the Jurassic. The history of Tanzania begins with the dawn of our species. Most experts agree that the earliest humans originated in fertile regions of East Africa.

Cushitic-speaking people from southern Ethiopia migrated through the eastern part of the Great Rift Valley into north central Tanzania during the first millennium s: 2. The Shirazi people, also known as Mbwera, are an ethnic group inhabiting the Swahili coast and the nearby Indian ocean islands.

They are particularly concentrated on the islands of Zanzibar, Pemba and Comoros. A number of Shirazi legends proliferated along the East African coast, most involving a named or unnamed Persian prince marrying a Swahili princess.

Modern scholars appreciate that. The book was probably written in Alexandria by a Greek author in the First Cebntury, and is a guide to the ports and trade of Arabia, East Africa, India and the connecting route to China and comprises the first eye-witness written account of the coast of Azania.

Artifacts of later Paleolithic cultures have also been found in Tanzania. There is evidence that communities along the Tanzanian coast were engaging in overseas trade by the beginning of the first millennium AD.

By AD those communities had attracted immigrants from India as well as from southwest Asia, and direct trade extended as far as China.Tanzania - Tanzania - History: Most of the known history of Tanganyika before the 19th century concerns the coastal area, although the interior has a number of important prehistoric sites.

The most significant of these is the Olduvai Gorge, situated in the northwestern corner of Tanzania near the Ngorongoro crater. Infollowing years of excavations in the gorge with her husband, Louis.One of the first Europeans to set foot in Tanzania was Portuguese sailor Vasco da Gama, who made his way along the coast in in search of the Orient.

Portuguese traders kept to the coast until the early 18th century, when they were driven out by Omani Arabs.