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Practising archaeology in Africa

Bassey W. Andah

Practising archaeology in Africa

by Bassey W. Andah

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Published by Wisdom Publishers in Ibadan .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa,
  • Africa.
    • Subjects:
    • Archaeology -- Africa -- Methodology.,
    • Archaeology -- Methodology.,
    • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Africa.,
    • Africa -- Antiquities.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 232-238) and index.

      StatementBassey W. Andah, A. Ikechukwu Okpoko.
      ContributionsOkpoko, Alex Ikechukwu.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsCC97.A37 A53 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 244 p. :
      Number of Pages244
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL613596M
      ISBN 109782823066
      LC Control Number96210317
      OCLC/WorldCa34497898

        Since historical archaeology gained a foothold in Africa during the late colonial era, the use of oral traditions and oral histories has been a hallmark of African archaeology. Archaeologists in many other regions of Africa soon turned to oral testimonies, both traditions and direct historical accounts, to supplement and question documentary records pertaining to the African past of the last. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xiv, pages: illustrations, maps ; 25 cm: Contents: Introduction to community archaeology and heritage in Africa: decolonizing practice / Innocent Pikirayi and Peter R. Schmidt --Maasai people and Oldupai (Olduvai) Gorge: looking for sustainable people-centred approaches and .

        We’re the only Pop Archaeology site combining scientific research with out-of-the-box perspectives. By bringing together top experts and authors, this archaeology website explores lost civilizations, examines sacred writings, tours ancient places, investigates ancient discoveries and questions mysterious happenings. Archaeology's history in South Africa ties it to race science, which tried to justify racism. Some of South Africa's most prized archaeological finds were made by Western men who came to the.

      Alice Gorman (born ) Australian; Space archaeology, contemporary archaeology, Indigenous Australian archaeology, stone tools, orbital debris, space as a cultural landscape Ian Graham (–) British; Mayans. The Oxford Handbook of African Archaeology presents a series of articles by colleagues working across the continent for incorporation within a volume that sets African archaeology within its theoretical, methodological, and historical context and simultaneously spans the entire history of human culture on the African continent. The book is.


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