Pride of Men: Ironworking in 19th Century West Central Africa
James Currey, 1999 - 261 Seiten
Presents a systematic, comprehensive and region-wide study of central African ironworkers as a distinct group. Integrating material on culure and social history, Kriger provides detailed descriptions of the labour process and the items that the smiths produced.
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