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OF SMALL THINGS REMEMBERED: BEADS, COWRIES, AND CULTURAL TRANSLATIONS OF THE ATLANTIC EXPERIENCE IN YORUBALAND
the ways that Atlantic imports were used as objects of cultural and political capital, altering the physical and cognitive realities of the people, and the impact of the sheer volume and newExpand
Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora
Contents Preface Part 1. Introduction 1. Pathways in the Archaeology of Transatlantic Africa Akinwumi Ogundiran and Toyin Falola Part 2. Atlantic Africa 2. Entangled Lives: The Archaeology of DailyExpand
“Our Ancestors Were Material Scientists”
The quest for a comprehensive understanding of Africa’s indigenous technology has been an important intellectual agenda in Black Studies. In some instances this interest has tended to be speculativeExpand
Material Life and Domestic Economy in a Frontier of the Oyo Empire during the Mid-Atlantic Age*
Introduction The Mid- Atlantic Age1 was a period of an integrated commercial system in the Atlantic Basin that linked most parts of Western Europe, the Americas, the Indian Ocean littorals, and muchExpand
Filling a Gap in the Ife–Benin Interaction Field (Thirteenth–Sixteenth Centuries AD): Excavations in Iloyi Settlement, Ijesaland
Previous archaeological studies have indicated that the Yoruba polity of Ile–Ife and the Edo polity of Benin, both in southwest Nigeria, belonged to the same sphere of sociocultural interactionsExpand
Power and Landscape in Atlantic West Africa: Archaeological Perspectives
The Atlantic World is increasingly a topic of investigation for historical archaeologists who have followed the lead of historians in designating a number of “Atlantics” as analytical units definedExpand
Four Millennia of Cultural History in Nigeria (ca. 2000 B.C.–A.D. 1900): Archaeological Perspectives
This essay is an analysis of archaeological contributions to the understanding of Nigeria's cultural history between ca. 2000 B.C. and A.D. 1900 focusing on the following themes: the origins of foodExpand
The Yoruba: A New History
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