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Archaeological Methods and Sources 

The Oxford Encyclopedia of African Historiography: Methods and Sources
Peter MitchellPeter Mitchell

African archaeology and African history have had a long and at times heated relationship. Until the 1950s, archaeologists were almost exclusively interested in the remoter past of hunter-gatherers and early hominins, coming to emphasize more recent periods only as the independence movement gathered strength.... ...

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