The Berbers: The Peoples of Africa
December 1997, Wiley-Blackwell
List of Figures.
List of Maps.
Series Editors' Preface.
1. Berbers in Antiquity.
2. The Empire and the Other: Romans and Berbers.
3. The Unification of North Africa by Islam.
4. The Arabization of North Africa.
5. The Wheel of State.
6. Pastoral Berbers: Nomads, Slaves and Saints.
7. The Society and its Habitat.
8. Berbers and Berberism.
Elizabeth Fentress was formerly a Consultant Archaeologist for UNESCO and has excavated extensively in North Africa. She is currently Mellon Professor of the American Academy in Rome.
- The first general study of the Berbers in the English language.
- A synthesis of a vast range of archaeological, anthropological and historical data.
- Covers period from pre-history to the present day.
"Fentress and Brett combine their efforts to produce a well-rounded history of the Berbers ... a solid introduction for English-speaking students at all levels." CHOICE.
'Here at long last is a decent and thoroughly worthwhile general book on Berbers.' Journal of North African Studies