Courses Catalogue

Evolution Of East Africa

COURSE CODE: SST 1102
COURSE CREDIT UNIT: 3
ACADEMIC PROGRAMME: Arts (Primary), B.Ed
COLLEGE/SCHOOL/FACULTY: College of Education, Open and Distance Learning
STATUS: Core
PROGRAMME TYPE: Undergraduate

Required Readings

  • Cuthbert, M. O., & Ashley, G. M. (2014). A spring forward for hominin evolution in East Africa. PloS one, 9(9), e107358.
  • Atieno, O.(1977). A History of East Africa, London: Longman. 
  • Okoth A (2006) A History of Africa Volume Ore; African Societies and the Establishment of Colonial Rule, 1800-1915. East African Educational        Publications, Nairobi Kampala
  • Ogot, B.A and Kieran, J.(1982). A Survey of East African History. Nairobi,
  • East African Publishing House.
  • Grine, F. E., Fleagle, J. G., & Leakey, R. E. (Eds.). (2009). The First Humans: origin and early evolution of the genus homo. Springer Science & Business Media.
  • Van Couvering, J. A. (1988). Community Evolution in East Africa during the late Cenozoic. Fossils in the Making: Vertebrate taphonomy and paleoecology, 272.
  • Passey, B. H., Levin, N. E., Cerling, T. E., Brown, F. H., & Eiler, J. M. (2010). High-temperature environments of human evolution in East Africa based on bond ordering in paleosol carbonates. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107(25), 11245-11249.