Posted on January 25, 2021
The Special Collections Book of the Week this week is:
Mapungubwe, ancient Bantu civilization on the Limpopo; reports on excavations at Mapungubwe (Northern Transvaal) from February 1933 to June 1935, edited by Leo Fouché.
A collection of specialist reports on the first archaeological work carried out at the Mapungubwe archaeological site, this book is the seminal monograph on Mapungubwe, now a protected site within Mapungubwe National Park. Prof Leo Fouché, the editor of the book, was the first Professor of History at the University of Pretoria.
UPSpace Access: http://hdl.handle.net/2263/77384
This book is available at Special Collections, housed on level 5 of the Merensky 2 Library, and is part of our Africana (ZA) Collection.
The Special Collections unit of the Department of Library Services plays a stewardship role in the acquisition and preservation of the Library's rare and valuable information resources, making them accessible to students, staff and researchers, as well as safeguarding them for future generations.
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