The Berbers: The Peoples of Africa

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Wiley, Dec 8, 1997 - History - 350 pages
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The Berber-speaking peoples are regarded as the indigenous tribes of North Africa. This comprehensive overview draws on a wide range of sources, from archaeology and history to anthropology and literature, to show these disparate and segmentary peoples in their immediate social environments and how they retained a separate identity among more dominant cultures. 43 plates. 55 drawings. 2 maps.

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User Review  - Amine - Goodreads

As a Berber myself, i found this book to be useless. A boring read. Read full review

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User Review  - Brooke - Goodreads

I really, really should have just STOPPED at "an egalitarian society.... except for the women." But no, I continued to "The women gather to gossip.... the men gather to chat." 3 stars for great images. Read full review

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Michael Brett is Lecturer in African History at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London University.

Elizabeth Fentress was formerly a Consultant Archaeologist for UNESCO and has excavated extensively in North Africa. She is currently Mellon Professor of the American Academy in Rome.

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