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An archaeology of Elmina : Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400-1900
Acknowledgements Introduction 1. Historical Background 2. The Elmina Settlement 3. The Archaeology of an African Town 4. Subsistence, Craft Specialization, and Trade 5. The European Trade 6. Culture,Expand
Culture contact, continuity, and change on the Gold Coast, AD 1400–1900
This article briefly examines the consequences of the European presence on the Gold Coast, focusing on archaeological, ethnographic, and historical data from the African settlement of Elmina, Ghana.Expand
West Africa During the Atlantic Slave Trade: Archaeological Perspectives
Tools for understanding transformation and continuity in Senegambian society, 1500-1900 historical process and the impact of the Atlantic trade on Banda, Ghana, 1800-1920 the effects of the slaveExpand
Low-Fired Earthenwares in the African Diaspora: Problems and Prospects
Local earthenware associated with enslaved African populations in the Americas, variously called “Colono-Ware,” “Afro-Caribbean Ware.” “Yabbas,” and “Criollo ware,” has received considerableExpand
PRELUDE TO THE ATLANTIC TRADE: NEW PERSPECTIVES ON SOUTHERN GHANA'S PRE-ATLANTIC HISTORY (800–1500)
ABSTRACT The Ghanaian forest was well settled by agricultural communities prior to the opening of the Atlantic trade in the late fifteenth century. The most prominent of these settlements wereExpand
TOWARD A SYSTEMATIC BEAD DESCRIPTION SYSTEM: A VIEW FROM THE LOWER FALEMME, SENEGAL
This study examines a glass bead assemblage from surveyed and excavated portions of the Falemme (Senegal) to present a classification system for the analysis of archaeological beads in Africa andExpand
Ghana's Vanishing Past: Development, Antiquities, and the Destruction of the Archaeological Record
Ghana's past is being destroyed at a rapid rate. Although the Ghana Museums and Monuments Board has in some instances successfully intervened to stop the illicit trading of antiquities, theExpand
Early Trade Posts And Forts Of West Africa
The first Portuguese forts in Africa can to some extent be seen as the last vestiges of the Crusades and the expansive energy of the Reconquista. During the late fifteenth and early sixteenthExpand
Anthropology: A Global Perspective
I. BASIC CONCEPTS IN ANTHROPOLOGY. 1. Introduction to Anthropology. 2. Evolution. 3. The Record of the Past. II. PHYSICAL ANTHROPOLOGY. 4. The Primates. 5. Hominid Evolution. 6. Human Variation. III.Expand
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