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Life at Great Zimbabwe

Peter S. Garlake

Life at Great Zimbabwe

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Published by Mambo Press in Gweru, Zimbabwe .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city),
  • Zimbabwe
    • Subjects:
    • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city) -- Juvenile literature.,
    • Great Zimbabwe (Extinct city),
    • Zimbabwe -- Civilization.

    • About the Edition

      Discusses life at Great Zimbabwe, a city of stone whose height of power was in the fourteenth century and whose structure is typical of other community dwellings at that time.

      Edition Notes

      Cover title.

      Statementdevised and written by Peter Garlake ; illustrated by Zimbabwe Cooperative Craft Workshop Ltd ; [illustrated by Michael White, handscripted by Barbara Strachan].
      SeriesExploring Zimbabwe ;, 1
      ContributionsWhite, Michael, ill., Zimbabwe Cooperative Craft Workshop.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT962.9.G73 G374 1983
      The Physical Object
      Pagination[36] p. :
      Number of Pages36
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3240064M
      ISBN 100869221809
      LC Control Number83154863


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