Archaeology, Language, and the African Past: (African Archaeology Series)
Roger Blench (Author)
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Archaeology, Language, and the African Past is an overview of theories and methods, a fusion of African linguistics and archaeology. Roger Blench provides a comprehensive look at the history of all African language families, incorporating the latest linguistic classifications, current evidence from archaeology, genetic research, and recorded history. This original and definitive volume examines the economic culture of the continent_from major crops and plant life to animals and livestock_from a multi-dimensional perspective. It provides students of linguistics, archaeology, and anthropology with a critical discussion on the history of African languages and the cultures they articulate.
About the Author
Roger Blench is a social anthropologist working in agricultural development and the managing director of Mallam Dendo Ltd., a consultancy company based in Cambridge, UK.
- Contributor: Roger Blench
- Imprint: AltaMira Press,U.S.
- ISBN13: 9780759104655
- Number of Pages: 388
- Packaged Dimensions: 172x236x28mm
- Packaged Weight: 739
- Format: Hardback
- Publisher: AltaMira Press,U.S.
- Release Date: 2006-08-22
- Series: African Archaeology Series
- Binding: Hardback
- Biography: Roger Blench is a social anthropologist working in agricultural development and the managing director of Mallam Dendo Ltd., a consultancy company based in Cambridge, UK.
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