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Tanzania

  • Barry Turner
Chapter
Part of the The Statesman’s Yearbook book series (SYBK)

Abstract

Archaeological evidence suggests that present-day Tanzania was inhabited by Khoisan-speaking hunter-gatherers from at least 10,000 BC. The Sandawe and Hadze of north-central Tanzania are descendents of these groups. Cushitic-speaking cattle herders migrated south from Ethiopia and Sudan from around 1000 BC. Beginning in the first millennium AD, Tanzania was settled by Bantu-speaking iron-working farmers, whose origins are considered to be in the borderlands of present-day Nigeria and Cameroon.

Keywords

Southern African Development Community Parliamentary Election African Development United Republic Gold Production 
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Further Reading

  1. Darch, C., Tanzania. [Bibliography] 2nd ed. ABC-Clio, Oxford and Santa Barbara (CA), 1996Google Scholar
  2. National Statistical Office: National Bureau of Statistics, Box 796, Dar es Salaam.Google Scholar
  3. Website: http://www.tanzania.go.tz/statistics.html

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© Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Macmillan Publishers Limited 2007

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  • Barry Turner

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