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.
1955 in [London] .
Written in English
|Statement||edited by R. A. Hamilton. With a foreword by C. H. Philips.|
|Contributions||Hamilton, Robert Arthur, 1920- ed.|
|LC Classifications||DT349 .L6|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||99|
|LC Control Number||58029834|
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One of the few Africanist archaeologists trained in historiography, Schmidt has pioneered innovative approaches to the study of the African past for more than thirty by: - Peter Robertshaw in JOURNAL OF AFRICAN HISTORY This book is the first to bring archaeology and theory together in Africa.
This is enormously important. Today, we live increasingly in a globally homogenous culture; archaeological theory and methods too have been applied globally as part of the colonial enterprise/5(2). The book is a HISTORY of archaeological individuals and organizations that participated in archaeological activities in Africa from early to about Want I like about this book is that it a history of archaeology for the ENTIRE continent of Africa.5/5(1).
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