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A history of African archaeology / edited by Peter Robertshaw.

By: Robertshaw, Peter
Language: English Publisher: London : James Currey, 1990.Description: vii, 378 p. : ill., maps, photos. ; 23 cm.ISBN: 0852550650Subject(s): Archaeology -- Africa
Contents:
Contents: Introduction / P. Robertshaw; Archaeological studies of human origins & early prehistory in Africa / J.A.J. Gowlett; Weaving the fabric of stone age research in southern Africa / Janette Deacon; "Hidden history'; iron age archaeology in southern Africa / Martin Hall; The development of archaeology in East Africa / P. Robertshaw; Late Quaternary archaeological research in the Horn of Africa / S.A. Brandt, R. Fattovich; Phase and facies in the archaeology of central Africa / P. de Maret; Archaeology in Anglophone West Africa / F.K. Kense; Changing paradigms, goals and methods in the archaeology of Francophine West Africa / P. de Barros; Soldiers and bureaucrats: the early history of prehistoric archaeology in the Maghreb / P.J. Seppard; Personal memoirs / J. Desmond Clark, Thurstan Shaw, P.L. Shinnie; Egyptology and archaeology / D. O'Connor; Oral traditions, archaeology and history / P.R. Schmidt; The study of rock art in Africa / Whitney Davis; West African archaeology: colonialism and nationalism / A. Holl; The history of African archaeology in world perspective / B.G. Trigger.
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Egypt and Sudan Shelves OA1.HIS (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available 54063000046204
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Royal Anthropological Institute Open Shelves KY [ROB-] (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 1 Available L53712
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Egypt and Sudan Shelves OA1.HIS (Browse shelf(Opens below)) 2 Available 54063000046873

Bibl. p. 320-71.

Contents: Introduction / P. Robertshaw; Archaeological studies of human origins & early prehistory in Africa / J.A.J. Gowlett; Weaving the fabric of stone age research in southern Africa / Janette Deacon; "Hidden history'; iron age archaeology in southern Africa / Martin Hall; The development of archaeology in East Africa / P. Robertshaw; Late Quaternary archaeological research in the Horn of Africa / S.A. Brandt, R. Fattovich; Phase and facies in the archaeology of central Africa / P. de Maret; Archaeology in Anglophone West Africa / F.K. Kense; Changing paradigms, goals and methods in the archaeology of Francophine West Africa / P. de Barros; Soldiers and bureaucrats: the early history of prehistoric archaeology in the Maghreb / P.J. Seppard; Personal memoirs / J. Desmond Clark, Thurstan Shaw, P.L. Shinnie; Egyptology and archaeology / D. O'Connor; Oral traditions, archaeology and history / P.R. Schmidt; The study of rock art in Africa / Whitney Davis; West African archaeology: colonialism and nationalism / A. Holl; The history of African archaeology in world perspective / B.G. Trigger.

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