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Title The Oxford handbook of African archaeology / edited by Peter Mitchell and Paul Lane
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013
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Description 1 online resource : illustrations (black and white), maps (black and white)
Series [Oxford handbooks]
Oxford handbooks.
Contents Part I. Introduction. Introducing African archaeology / Peter Mitchell and Paul Lane -- Part II. Doing African archaeology : theory, method, practice -- Part III. Becoming human -- Part IV. Hunters, gatherers, and intensifiers : the diversity of African foragers -- Part V. Food for thought : the archaeology of African pastoralist and farming communities -- Part VI. Power, prestige, and consumption : African towns and states and their neighbours -- Part VII. African societies and the modern world system
Summary This handbook provides a comprehensive synthesis of African archaeology, covering the entirety of the continent's past from the beginnings of human evolution to the archaeological legacy of European colonialism. It includes a mixture of key methodological and theoretical issues and debates and situates the subject's contemporary practice
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from home page (viewed on Aug 16, 2013)
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Africa.
Africa -- Antiquities.
Africa -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Lane, Paul (Paul J.), editor
Mitchell, Peter, 1962- editor
ISBN 0191750093 (ebook)
9780191750090 (ebook)
Other Titles African archaeology