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5 edition of Turkana found in the catalog.

Turkana

Kenya"s nomads of the Jade Sea

by Nigel Pavitt

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Published by Harry N. Abrams in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Turkana (African people)

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 240).

    StatementNigel Pavitt ; designed by Barney Wan.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT433.545.T87 P39 1997
    The Physical Object
    Pagination240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL662097M
    ISBN 100810938960
    LC Control Number97007568

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About this Item: Teatro. Espectáculo. Textos. Ediciones Alfil, Madrid,95 págs., 15 x 10,5 cms. Seller Inventory # 6e0e1cf0b30b7bce6a66cba. When I was in northern Kenya, Turkana book my way to see the Turkana tribe and their "Jade Sea", I met the author of this book at an overland truck stop.

I remember gazing in disbelief at the pictures within. When I finally drove the rough road north, I met a fierce looking, yet utmost friendly group of people, the by: 2. Turkana. [C Ifemesia] -- An introduction to the Turkana people of Kenya, examining their history, social life, culture, religion, economics, and the impact of Western civilization on their present and future.

Print book: Juvenile audience: English: 1st edView all editions and formats. The Turkana live near the shores Turkana book a great inland sea, known today as Lake Turkana, whose enticing blue-green water is alkaline and bitter to the taste. Some Turkana fish the shallow waters of the lake, but most live a transitory life, seeking fresh water and grazing for their mixed herds of cattle, sheep, camels, and goats.4/5.

Turkana boy, or Nariokotome boy, is the fossil KNM-WT It is a nearly complete skeleton of a hominid who died in the early Pleistocene million years ago (mya), near present-day Lake Turkana in northwest specimen is the most complete early human skeleton ever was first classified as Homo erectus; after much heated debate, it was re-classified as Species: Tentatively assigned Homo ergaster.

This is a photographic expose of the Turkana people in the far north-west corner of Kenya, providing a visual exploration of their way of life. Book: All Authors / Contributors: Nigel Pavitt.

Find more information about: ISBN: X OCLC Number: Turkana Boy: A Million-year-old Skeleton The Nariokotome site. Fossil hunters scouring the inhospitable terrain west of Lake Turkana in Kenya in were lured to the place by the promise of shade and a supply of underground water, not knowing that one of them would discover the almost entire skeleton of an early human.

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Turkana, a people living in the arid, sandy expanse of northwestern Kenya, from Lake Rudolf (Lake Turkana) to the Ugandan border. The Turkana speak an Eastern Nilotic language of the Nilo-Saharan language family.

Their language closely resembles that of the Teso. They apparently moved to their. The Turkana are nomadic pastoralists who live in the desert regions of northwestern Kenya.

These people were one of many affected by a severe drought in and Although the famine which resulted from the sharp drop in food production was dramatized by the international press, insecurity of food availability is characteristic of pastoral production.

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While most early hominin fossils consist of mere fragments, Turkana Boy’s remains are 40% complete, and include parts of both the skull and the skeleton. in the Lake Turkana Basin in northern Kenya has, over the last five decades, produced an unprecedented wealth of fossil clues to humankind’s earliest origins.

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