Connecting African Diaspora and West African Historical Archaeologies

  title={Connecting African Diaspora and West African Historical Archaeologies},
  author={Liza Gijanto and Rachel L. Horlings},
  journal={Historical Archaeology},
Historical archaeology is a growing and vibrant field of inquiry in West Africa. Since the 1980s, there has been a steady increase in the number studies related to the Atlantic trade and indigenous–European interaction. As the departure point for Africans entering the diaspora, West Africa should be at the forefront of the African Atlantic archaeology, a concept recently championed by A. Ogundiran and T. Falola. Despite the logistical challenges that often inhibit fieldwork, as well as… Expand
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