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Description - African Archaeology by Ann Brower Stahl

African Archaeology: A Critical Introduction fills a crucial gap by providing a multi-authored introduction to the archaeology of Africa that challenges misconceptions and claims about Africa's past, and teaches students how to evaluate these claims. Ann Stahl's thoughtful introduction explores the contexts that have shaped archaeological knowledge of Africa's past and asks readers to consider for whom Africa's past matters and why. African Archaeology comprises unique contributions by prominent archaeologists with regional and topical expertise. They explore the preoccupations and assumptions that have framed research, assess the quality and reliability of evidence, and chart emerging research directions and questions that can help build on the strengths of earlier work, while finally setting aside long-held misperceptions. African Archaeology is a landmark volume and an indispensable tool for students, instructors, and researchers.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405101554
ISBN-10: 1405101555
Format: Hardback
(266mm x 189mm x 32mm)
Pages: 512
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 13-Aug-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ann Brower Stahl

Ann Brower Stahl is Professor of Anthropology at Binghamton University, SUNY

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