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ARCHAEOLOGICAL VIEWS ON A HISTORY OF LANDSCAPE CHANGE IN EAST AFRICA
Some 2,500 years ago along the western shores of Victoria Nyanza, Bantu-speaking iron workers began to practise their industry in the area today known as Buhaya. This article examines theExpand
Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions
Chapter 1 Preface Part 2 Part I: Issues of Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions Chapter 3 Chapter 1: Questions that Count: Africa and Beyond Chapter 4 Chapter 2: Oral Traditions andExpand
Making Alternative Histories: The Practice of Archaeology and History in Non-Western Settings
After working in Third World contexts for more than a century, many archaeologists from the West have yet to hear and understand the voices of their colleagues in non-Western cultural settings. InExpand
Iron Technology in East Africa: Symbolism, Science, and Archaeology
Remaking knowledge about African iron technology historical and cultural contexts - excavating history, myth and ritual ethnoarchaeology and experiment in iron technology ethnoarchaeology andExpand
The death of prehistory
PREFACE LIST OF FIGURES NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS PART I: HISTORIES OF PREHISTORY PART II: PERSPECTIVES ARISING OUT OF AFRICA AND INDIA PART III: PERSPECTIVE ARISING OUT OF THE AMERICAS APPENDIX: SWAHILIExpand
More evidence for an advanced prehistoric iron technology in Africa
Abstract Ethnographic and technological observations of iron smelting among the Raya people of NW Tanzania during 1976 and 1979 have contributed important new evidence for a technologically advancedExpand
Innovation and industry during the Early Iron Age in East Africa: the KM2 and KM3 sites of northwest Tanzania
Both developmental and diffusionist models for the growth and spread of iron technology in Africa are characterized by a surprising absence of scientific understanding of how that technologyExpand
Urban precursors in the Horn: early 1st-millennium BC communities in Eritrea
Eritrea fought a war of liberation for three decades between the early 1960s and 1991. While professional research stagnated because of the war, amateur archaeologists provided the sole source ofExpand
What Is Postcolonial about Archaeologies in Africa ?
The colonial roots of African archaeology vary widely, as much as different species of trees vary in their root structure, ranging from shallow (an analogy, say, for Angola) to those with deepExpand
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