This book presents an interdisciplinary overview of the origins of African livestock, placing Africa as one of the world centres for animal domestication. With sections on archaeology, genetics, linguistics and ethnography, this collection contains over twenty contributions from the field's foremost experts and provides fully illustrated, never before published data, and extensive bibliographies.

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Part 2: Archaeology

chapter 6|24 pages

Livestock in Saharan Rock Art

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Part 3: Genetics and Breed Characterization

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Part 4: Linguistics and Ethnography