Archaeology of Slavery in East Africa

  title={Archaeology of Slavery in East Africa},
  author={C. Kusimba},
  journal={African Archaeological Review},
  • C. Kusimba
  • Published 2004
  • History
  • African Archaeological Review
African archaeology has primarily been concerned with precolonial Africa. Consequently, the archaeology of colonial and postcolonial Africa has been neglected, in spite of the fundamental importance of how Africa's relationships with Eurasia after 1488 shaped its history. Although the slave trade was an important aspect of post-sixteenth century experiences of Africans, current research methodologies make the archaeology of slavery in Africa nearly impossible because evidence of the slave trade… Expand