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Title West African culture dynamics : archaeological and historical perspectives / editors, B.K. Swartz, Raymond E. Dumett
Published The Hague ; New York : Mouton, ©1980


Description 1 online resource (xiv, 636 pages) : illustrations
Series World anthropology
World anthropology.
Contents Some formulations on the prehistory of West Africa / B.K. Swartz, Jr. -- Processes of coastal evolution in West Africa during the Quaternary / Bassey W. Andah -- The status of Guinea coast paleoarchaeological knowledge as seen from Legon / B.K. Swartz, Jr. -- Excavations at Rim, north-central Upper Volta : a paleoecological study / Bassey W. Andah -- The origins and domestication of yams in Africa / D.G. Coursey -- The Kintampo culture and its place in the economic prehistory of West Africa / Colin Flight -- Archaeological data on the origins of cultivation in the southwestern Sahara and their implications for West Africa / Patrick J. Munson -- Comments on the advent of plant cultivation in West Africa / David V. Ellis -- History of crops and peoples in North Cameroon to A.D. 1900 / Nicholas David -- The Sahara as a center of ceramic dispersion in northern Africa / T.R. Hays -- Archaeology east of the Niger : a review of cultural-historical developments / Donald D. Hartle -- The Ntereso culture in Ghana / Oliver Davies -- The emergence of iron technology in West Africa, with special emphasis on the Nok culture of Nigeria / John A. Rustad -- The geographic distribution of footed bowls in the Upper and Middle Niger region / R.M.A. Bedaux -- Speculations on functions of some prehistoric archaeological materials from Sierra Leone / John H. Atherton -- Research trends in West African history / Raymond E. Dumett -- Prolegomena to the study of the culture history of the Igbo-speaking peoples of Nigeria / A.E. Afigbo -- An ethnohistorical reconstruction of traditional Igbo society / S.J.S. Cookey -- Old Akyem and the origins of Akyems Abuakwa and Kotuku 1675-1775 / Ronald R. Atkinson -- Administration and trade in the Akwamu empire, 1681-1730 / Ray A. Kea -- The dynamics and symbolism of Idoma kingship / Robert G. Armstrong -- Gao and the Almoravids : a hypothesis / J.O. Hunwick -- Timbuktu : a case study of the role of legend in history / Eugenia Herbert -- The Julas in western Sudanese history : long-distance traders and developers of resources / B. Marie Perinbam -- Slave acquisition and delivery in precolonial Hausaland / Jan S. Hogendorn -- Accommodation and assimilation in the landlord-stranger relationship / Bruce L. Mouser -- Some paradoxes of pacification : Senegal and France in the 1850's and 1860's / Leland C. Barrows -- Changing perspectives on African resistance movements and the case of the Baule peoples / Timothy C. Weiskel -- Nation building, ethnicity, and the new imperialism : dilemmas of political development in Liberia / Henry S. Wilson -- Long-term structural change in the economy of Central Niger / Stephen Baier
Notes Contains in part papers presented at the Ninth International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes
Notes English
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Subject Ethnology -- Africa, West.
HISTORY -- Africa -- West.
Social conditions
Archéologie préhistorique -- Afrique.
Africa, West -- History.
Africa, West -- Antiquities
Africa, West -- Social conditions.
Africa, West -- Civilization.
West Africa
Afrique occidentale -- Histoire -- Congrès.
Genre/Form proceedings (reports)
Conference papers and proceedings
Conference papers and proceedings.
Actes de congrès.
Form Electronic book
Author Swartz, B. K.
Dumett, Raymond E.
International Congress of Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences (9th : 1973 : Chicago, Ill.)
ISBN 9783110800685