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.

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Publication Information:

Publisher: Museum of Anthropology

Month of Publication: January

Year of Publication: 2002

Location: Ann Arbor, MI

# of Pages: 271

Additional Information:

Price: $30

ISBN: 978-0-915703-52-4

Monograph Series / Number: Memoirs, 35

Tables / Illustrations: 53 tables, 304 illustr.