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2 edition of History and archaeology in Africa found in the catalog.

History and archaeology in Africa

University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.

History and archaeology in Africa

report of a conference held in July 1953 at the School of Oriental & African Studies

by University of London. School of Oriental and African Studies.

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Published in [London] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, Sub-Saharan
    • Subjects:
    • History -- Research -- Congresses.,
    • Africa, Sub-Saharan -- Historiography.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by R. A. Hamilton. With a foreword by C. H. Philips.
      ContributionsHamilton, Robert Arthur, 1920- ed.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDT349 .L6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination99 p.
      Number of Pages99
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6256807M
      LC Control Number58029834

        History vs Archaeology. Man has always been interested in past events as they help him in understanding the evolution of civilization. Study of the past is also considered important as the information and facts about our ancestors provides us with perspectives to myriad problems that we are facing today as also the causes of rise and downfall of civilizations. This is a useful book that helps to understand the wider picture of Islam in Africa.' Journal of African History 'Sub-Saharan Africa is a vast area, incorporating an incredible amount of cultural diversity and encompassing a myriad of material expressions, and this volume captures that diversity.' Journal of African Archaeology. The South African Archaeological Society was founded in to promote public awareness of archaeology and its findings in southern Africa, facilitating interaction between professional archaeologists and people with a lay interest in the society, through its branches, organizes regular lectures and excursions, and, since its inception, has been responsible for publications Formation: 5 June


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