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African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction

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A landmark introduction to the archaeology of Africa that challenges misconceptions & claims about Africa's past and teaches students how to evaluate these claims.
Provides an unprecedented and exciting introduction to the archaeology of Africa
Challenges misconceptions & claims about Africa's past and teaches students how to evaluate these claims
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Paperback, 508 pages
Published September 24th 2004 by Wiley-Blackwell (first published September 17th 2004)
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African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction is a compilation of articles by various researchers focussing on a variety of introductory topics in African archaeology. As the editor states in her introductory chapter, often people have a very limited view of the variety of archaeological sites and projects in Africa. When most people are asked about African archaeology, they immediately think of the early hominid studies by the Leakeys or they vaguely recall the structures of Great Zimbabwe.

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