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  1. Image Makers: The Social Context of a Hunter-Gatherer Ritual

    Image Makers: The Social Context of a Hunter-Gatherer Ritual [Hardback]

    David Lewis-Williams (Author)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9781108498210
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    Not yet published - available for pre-order
    Rock-art images around the world are often difficult for us to decipher as modern viewers. Based on authentic records of the beliefs, rituals and daily life of the nineteenth-century San peoples, and of those who still inhabit the Kalahari Desert,... .... Learn More
  2. The Middle Stone Age of Nigeria in its West African Context

    The Middle Stone Age of Nigeria in its West African Context [Paperback]

    Philip Allsworth-Jones (Author)

    £44.00

    ISBN: 9781789691382
    Published by : Archaeopress
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    This book provides a fully up-to-date account of the evidence relating to the Middle Stone Age in Nigeria and the other countries of West Africa. It relies upon the author's own fieldwork and extensive personal knowledge of the region and its arch... .... Learn More
  3. Classical Antiquities of Algeria

    Classical Antiquities of Algeria: A Selective Guide [Paperback]

    Jean-Marie Blas de Roblès (Author); Claude Sintes (Author); Philip Kenrick (Author)

    £20.00

    ISBN: 9781900971546
    Published by : Society for Libyan Studies
    Algeria is a large country, rich in visual remains of its long and complex history. The monuments of the Roman period are particularly impressive. This is partly because they are well-preserved, but also because the French, who colonised the regio... .... Learn More
  4. Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa

    Caravans of Gold, Fragments in Time: Art, Culture, and Exchange across Medieval Saharan Africa [Hardback]

    Kathleen Bickford Berzock (Author)

    £50.00

    ISBN: 9780691182681
    Published by : Princeton University Press
    How West African gold and trade across the Sahara were central to the medieval world The Sahara Desert was a thriving crossroads of exchange for West Africa, North Africa, the Middle East, and Europe in the medieval period. Fueling this exchange ... .... Learn More
  5. From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956-1971

    From Cambridge to Lake Chad: Life in archaeology 1956-1971 [Paperback]

    Graham Connah (Author)

    Regular Price: £38.00

    Special Price: £32.50

    ISBN: 9781784919580
    Published by : Archaeopress
    This book is about how the author became an archaeologist at a time when opportunities for employment were rare and how he worked as a field researcher in West Africa and wrote about his work there. It traces his archaeological training and employ... .... Learn More
  6. Visionary animal: Rock art from Southern Africa

    Visionary animal: Rock art from Southern Africa [Paperback]

    Renaud Ego (Author)

    £81.50

    ISBN: 9781776142262
    Published by : Wits University Press
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    Why were depictions of animals a crucial trigger for the birth of art? And why did animals dominate that art for so long? In order to answer these questions, Renaud Ego examined some of the world's finest rock art, that of the San of southern Afri... .... Learn More
  7. The River: Peoples and Histories of the Omo-Turkana Area

    The River: Peoples and Histories of the Omo-Turkana Area [Paperback / Softback]

    Timothy Clack (Editor); Marcus Brittain (Editor)

    £40.00

    ISBN: 9781789690330
    Published by : Archaeopress
    The Omo-Turkana area is unlike any place on earth. Spanning parts of Ethiopia, South Sudan and Kenya, the area is today home to a unique diversity of peoples and cultures. Extraordinary fossil finds from the locale have illuminated the evolutionar... .... Learn More
  8. Forts, Castles and Society in West Africa: Gold Coast and Dahomey, 1450-1960

    Forts, Castles and Society in West Africa: Gold Coast and Dahomey, 1450-1960 [Paperback]

    John Kwadwo Osei-Tutu (Other)

    £75.00

    ISBN: 9789004380141
    Published by : Brill
    Series: African History
    Volume: 7
    Long regarded as disturbing remnants of the Atlantic slave trade, the European forts and castles of West Africa have attained iconic positions as universally significant historical monuments and world heritage tourist destinations. This volume of ... .... Learn More
  9. Burials, Migration and Identity in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond

    Burials, Migration and Identity in the Ancient Sahara and Beyond [Hardback]

    M. C. Gatto (Editor); D. J. Mattingly (Editor); N. Ray (Editor); M. Sterry (Editor)

    £100.00

    ISBN: 9781108474085
    Published by : Cambridge University Press
    This ground-breaking volume explores a series of inter-related key themes in Saharan archaeology and history. Migration and identity formation can both be approached from the perspective of funerary archaeology, using the combined evidence of buri... .... Learn More
  10. Archaeology and Ethnography Along the Loango Coast in the South West of the Republic of Congo

    Archaeology and Ethnography Along the Loango Coast in the South West of the Republic of Congo [Paperback]

    Gerry Wait (Author); Ibrahima Thiaw (Author)

    £30.00

    ISBN: 9781784919948
    Published by : Archaeopress
    In 2011 and 2012, Dr Gerry Wait (then Nexus Heritage) and Dr Ibrahima Thiaw (Institute Fundamental d'Afrique Noire: IFAN, Dakar) undertook an Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) project in Kouilou Department in the southwest region o... .... Learn More

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