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  1. Theory in Africa, Africa in Theory

    Locating Meaning in Archaeology

    Edited by Stephanie Wynne-Jones, Jeffrey Fleisher

    Theory in Africa, Africa in Theory explores the place of Africa in archaeological theory, and the place of theory in African archaeology. The centrality of Africa to global archaeological thinking is highlighted, with a particular focus on materiality and agency in contemporary interpretation. As a...

    Published June 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. West Africa Before the Europeans

    Archaeology & Prehistory

    By O. Davies

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    This book covers the whole range of West African archaeology to the arrival of the Portugese on the Guinea coast. Parts of this territory are very ill-explored, and emphasis is accordingly laid on the better-known regions: Ghana, Nigeria, the middle Niger valley and Western Senegal. After...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Rock Art of Africa

    By A.R. Willcox

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Archaeology

    It has long been known that all forms of art – rock paintings, carvings and scribings, and also portable sculpture – are present at various locations throughout Africa. This book was the first inclusive survey and brings together in one volume accounts of African rock art which were previously...

    Published October 24th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Archaeology of Ethiopia

    By Niall Finneran

    This book provides the first truly comprehensive multi-period study of the archaeology of Ethiopia, surveying the country's history, detailing the discoveries from the late Stone Age, including the famous 'Lucy' and moving onto the emergence of food production, prehistoric rock art and an analysis...

    Published December 16th 2011 by Routledge

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