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35. The Land of Houlouf: Genesis of a Chadic Polity, 1900 B.C.–A.D. 1800
Author(s): Augustin F.C. Holl
A thorough review of the important archaeological sites on the Chadian Plain, including Houlouf, excavated by the author 1980–90. Other sites discussed are Deguesse, Krenak, Hamei, Blé Mound Complex and Yaere sites Mishiskwa, Madaf and others. Holl examines the rise and fall of the Houlouf chiefdom, patterns of Holocene Late Stone Age colonization, diachonic trends, paleoclimatology, and historical linguistic evidence for this little-studied area of northern Africa.
Publisher: Museum of Anthropology
Month of Publication: January
Year of Publication: 2002
Location: Ann Arbor, MI
# of Pages: 271
Monograph Series / Number: Memoirs, 35
Tables / Illustrations: 53 tables, 304 illustr.