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Developments in Rural Life on the Eastern African Coast, A.D. 700–1500
(Taylor & Francis, 2018)
The eastern African coast is known for its Swahili “stonetowns.” Archaeological study of stonetowns has overshadowed that of Swahili rural life, and how it reformulated in the context of urban transformations after A.D. 1000. ...
When Did the Swahili Become Maritime?
(John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2015)
In this article, we examine an assumption about the historic Swahili of the eastern African coast: that they were a maritime society from their beginnings in the first millennium C.E. Based on historical and archaeological ...