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This US group was formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1978 by Steve Allen (guitar, vocals) and Ron Flynt (bass, vocals), two expatriate musicians from Tulsa, Oklahoma. Drummer Mike Gallo ...

Historiography in the Maghrib in the 19th and early 20th Century

Historiography in the Maghrib in the 19th and early 20th Century   Reference library

Sahar Bazzaz

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources

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2019
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History, Regional and National History, Archaeology
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...in the Maghrib in the 19th and early 20th Century Literary Forms and Historical Consciousness in the Maghrib Before European Ascendance in the Maghrib. Historical literary production in the Maghrib extends back to the 12th century ce ( 7th century ah ) and comprises a rich corpus including dynastic chronicles ( tarikh ), biographies ( tarajim ), and hagiographies ( manaqib / rijjal ). Before the rise of a positivist historical tradition in the 20th century , Maghribi historiography was modeled upon a narrative form associated with the...

aceramic

aceramic  

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[De]A term applied to a culture, region, or period in which pottery was not made, used, or traded on a regular basis. Instead, containers may have been made from leather, basketry, bark, gourds or ...
Afontova Culture

Afontova Culture  

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[CP]Upper Palaeolithic communities in south‐central Siberia in the period 20 000 to 10 000 years ago. Distinguished on the basis of their worked stone industries which includes wedge‐shaped ...
betyl

betyl  

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[Ar]A sacred stone, often in the form of a block trimmed into a conical shape. See also omphalos.
Ban Chiang

Ban Chiang  

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Is a prehistoric site in northeastern Thailand at least 20 acres (8 hectares) in size, dating between 3600 B.C. and a.d. 500. The site, which gives its name to a ...
borrow pit

borrow pit  

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[Co]A small scoop or quarry‐pit from which clay, earth, or mud is taken, usually for building purposes.
Albany

Albany  

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[CP]A late Stone Age industry of southern and eastern Cape Province, South Africa, dating to the period 10 000 to 6000bc. Also known as the Oakhurst, this industry has few distinctive tool types ...
emporium

emporium  

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(pl. emporia)[De]A centre of commerce characterized by a wide range of goods, often from far afield.
atom bomb effect

atom bomb effect  

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[Ge]Increase in the atmospheric concentration of radiocarbon caused by the nuclear explosions of the mid 20th century ad and after.
Fairmount Phase

Fairmount Phase  

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[CP]Chronological subdivision of the Mississippian of the Eastern Woodlands of North America, dating to around ad 900.
flake scar

flake scar  

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[De]A depression left on a core, flake, or tool where another flake was driven off.
flash lock

flash lock  

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[MC]Contrivance for releasing the rush of water to enable a boat to proceed up or down stream.
footring

footring  

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[De]A low pedestal‐like ring formed on the base of a vessel to enable it to stand more securely.
mobiliary art

mobiliary art  

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[De]A general term used to cover all portable decorated objects, especially those of Palaeolithic date.
prone burial

prone burial  

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[De]A burial in which the corpse has been deposited facing downwards into the ground. Compare supine burial.
ossuary cave

ossuary cave  

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[MC]A natural cave used as a charnel house for the multiple deposition and storage of human bones.
patrilineal inheritance

patrilineal inheritance  

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[Ge]The inheritance of property or titles through the male line only. Also known as patriliny or patrilineality.
Rinyo–Clacton ware

Rinyo–Clacton ware  

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[Ar]Obsolete term for a style of British late Neolithic pottery now referred to as grooved ware.
skewer pins

skewer pins  

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[Ar]Long thin bone pins, sometimes with elaborated heads, typical of the later Neolithic in the British Isles.
sedentary lifestyle

sedentary lifestyle  

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[De]A residential pattern based around a single main settlement rather than involving moving camp at regular intervals.

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