By Andrew M. Reid, Paul J. Lane
This quantity explores the diversity of interactions among the historic resources and archaeology which are on hand at the African continent. The contributions, written by means of a variety of specialists on diversified features of African archaeology, current the underlying concerns such as:
- The clash and collaboration within the starting place of recent Africa;
- African buying and selling groups preserving their independence from Europe;
- The affects of the Atlantic slave trade.
This represents the 1st attention of old archaeology over the African continent as an entire and consequently offers an immense evaluate for African archaeologists and historians. This seminal quantity additionally explores Africa's position in worldwide platforms of notion and monetary improvement for historic archaeologists and historians alike.
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