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Recovering and Remembering a Slave Route in Central Tanzania

Stephanie Wynne-Jones

in Slavery in Africa: Archaeology and Memory

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780197264782
eISBN:
9780191754012
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
British Academy
DOI:
10.5871/bacad/9780197264782.003.0014
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History

Tanzania's central caravan route, joining Lake Tanganyika to the East African coast, was an important artery of trade, with traffic peaking in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, and associated ... More


Moving Inland from the Coast

Stephanie Wynne-Jones

in A Material Culture: Consumption and Materiality on the Coast of Precolonial East Africa

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780198759317
eISBN:
9780191917042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198759317.003.0010
Subject:
Archaeology, African Archaeology

It is immediately clear that the towns of the Swahili coast could not have existed without a web of connections linking them to a deeper African hinterland. This is a complex network to recover: a ... More


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