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Clark, J. Desmond (John Desmond) 1916-2002

Overview
Works: 342 works in 857 publications in 8 languages and 8,013 library holdings
Genres: History  Maps  Conference papers and proceedings  Interviews 
Roles: Author, Editor, Author of introduction, Other, Publishing director, Interviewee, Dedicatee, Honoree, Compiler, Illustrator, Contributor
Classifications: DT20, 960
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by J. Desmond Clark
The prehistory of Africa by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

35 editions published between 1970 and 1996 in 4 languages and held by 1,356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Background to evolution in Africa by Walter W Bishop( Book )

40 editions published between 1967 and 1976 in English and Multiple languages and held by 859 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Systematic investigation of the African later tertiary and quaternary: proceedings of the symposium held at Burg Wartenstein, Austria, July-August, 1965, under the auspices of the Wenner-Gren Foundation for Anthropological Research, New York."
Atlas of African prehistory by J. Desmond Clark( )

22 editions published in 1967 in English and Undetermined and held by 674 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kalambo Falls prehistoric site by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

53 editions published between 1969 and 2001 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The local basin in the Kalambo River valley above the famous Falls on the boundary between Zambia and Tanzania provides one of the longest and richest records of human activity so far recovered from a single site in the African continent. Successive human occupation levels and horizons cover the past 60,000 years from the close of the Acheulian Industrial Complex to the present day. This third, and final, volume of this major site report deals with the Middle and Earlier Stone Age period
From hunters to farmers : the causes and consequences of food production in Africa( Book )

17 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prehistory of Southern Africa by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

21 editions published in 1959 in 3 languages and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The prehistoric cultures of the Horn of Africa; an analysis of the stone age cultural and climatic succession in the Somalilands and eastern parts of Abyssinia by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

22 editions published between 1954 and 2013 in English and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Cambridge history of Africa by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

11 editions published between 1882 and 1982 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Vol. 1 surveys African prehistory from the time of the first hominids in the Plio-Pleistone up to the spread of iron technology after ca. 500 B.C. Vol. 2 deals with the beginnings of history from about 500 B.C. when historical sources begin to embrace all Africa north of the Sahara to A.D. 1050 when documentation is also beginning to appear for parts of sub-Saharan Africa. Describes Africa's interaction with Phoenician, Greek, Roman and Arab cultures
The Cambridge history of Africa by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

36 editions published between 1981 and 2008 in English and German and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1 of 'The Cambridge History of Africa' provides a survey of African pre-history from the time of the first hominids in the Plio-Pleistone up to the spread of iron technology after c.500 B.C. It therefore sets the stage for the history of the continent contained in the subsequent volumes
Third Pan-African Congress on Prehistory, Livingstone, 1955 by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

16 editions published between 1957 and 1977 in English and Undetermined and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent studies in paleoanthropology by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

8 editions published between 1965 and 1966 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cultural beginnings : approaches to understanding early hominid life-ways in the African savanna by Union internationale des sciences préhistoriques et protohistoriques( Book )

13 editions published in 1991 in English and German and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The geology, archaeology, and fossil mammals of the Cornelia Beds, O.F.S. by Karl W Butzer( Book )

9 editions published in 1974 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pan-African Congress on Prehistory : [proceedings] by Pan-African Congress on Prehistory( )

in English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Les plus anciennes industries en Afrique = The earlier industries of Africa : colloque V : Nice, lundi 13 septembre [1976] by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

26 editions published in 1976 in 3 languages and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Victoria Falls : a handbook to the Victoria Falls, the Batoka Gorge, and part of the Upper Zambesi River by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

6 editions published in 1952 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tools and ourselves : an African legacy by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

4 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 67 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Prehistoric cultures of northeast Angola and their significance in tropical Africa" by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

14 editions published in 1963 in English and Portuguese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The distribution of prehistoric culture in Angola by J. Desmond Clark( Book )

7 editions published in 1966 in English and Portuguese and held by 64 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An archaeologist at work in African prehistory and early human studies : teamwork and insight by J. Desmond Clark( )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Education in England, Cambridge; pre-war work in Africa, Rhodes-Livingstone Museum history, museum collections, infrastructure; conversation with Betty Clark about family and the museum in wartime; WW II in Somaliland, Yavello, Gondar campaign, ancecdotes; 1947 Pan-African Congress and subsequent congresses; work on patterns of movement, Nachikufu, Kalambo Falls, the winter schools; research work of the sixties, iron and copper smelting, Louis Leakey stories, friendship with Glynn Isaac; developing a "whole picture" approach, tools, foods, hunting; work in Syria, Nyasaland, Malawi; mounting and staffing expeditions, training African students; Ethiopia in the seventies, Porc Epic Cave, Gadeb, the Sudan, political issues; India, G.R. Sharma, Son River valley, research logistics; China's Nihewan Basin; UC Berkeley Department of Anthropology faculty, professional association, research facilities, students and colleagues. Includes dialogues and monologues created in 2001-2002 with colleagues Andrew Smith, Garniss Curtis, Charles Keller, Timothy White, Hiro Kurashina, Martin Williams, Donald Adamson, Steve Brandt, Merrick Posnansky, Robert Blumenschine, and Jack Harris
 
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Alternative Names
Clark, Desmond

Clark, J. D.

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Clark, J.D. 1916-2002

Clark, J. D. (John Desmond), 1916-

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John Desmond Clark archéologue

John Desmond Clark britischer Paläoanthropologe

John Desmond Clark Brits antropoloog (1916-2002)

John Desmond Clark paleontologo britannico

Klark, Dž. D.

Klark, Dž. D. 1916-2002

Кларк, Джон Десмонд британский археолог, антрополог, африканист

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