African Historical Archaeologies - download pdf or read online

By Andrew M. Reid, Paul J. Lane

ISBN-10: 0306479966

ISBN-13: 9780306479960

ISBN-10: 1441988637

ISBN-13: 9781441988638

This quantity explores the diversity of interactions among the old assets and archaeology which are to be had at the African continent. The contributions, written via more than a few specialists on varied points of African archaeology, current the underlying matters such as:
- The clash and collaboration within the beginning of recent Africa;
- African buying and selling groups retaining their independence from Europe;
- The affects of the Atlantic slave trade.

This represents the 1st attention of ancient archaeology over the African continent as a complete and hence offers a major assessment for African archaeologists and historians. This seminal quantity additionally explores Africa's position in international platforms of inspiration and financial improvement for old archaeologists and historians alike.

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The historical sources include not only a range of external sources dating back to the Pharaonic period, but also indigenous texts from the Kushite-Meroitic period and latterly medieval Old Nubian and Arabic documents. It is also a region which has seen considerable, if unevenly distributed, archaeological research, the foundations of which were laid in the nineteenth century. This availability of diverse historical sources and relatively abundant archaeological data thus provides us with opportunities for considering the interplay of archaeology and history over a much greater period than is possible elsewhere in Africa (Andren 1998: 77-8).

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