African Archaeology

Author : D. W. Phillipson
ISBN : 052154002X
Genre : History
File Size : 38.92 MB
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Research in Africa is now accepted as an integral part of global archaeological studies. As well as providing archaeologists with the oldest material, Africa is also widely recognised as the birthplace of modern man and his characteristic cultural patterns. Archaeological study of later periods provides unique and valuable evidence for the development of African culture and society, while ongoing research in Africa provides insights relevant to the interpretation of the archaeological record in other parts of the world. In this fully revised and expanded 2005 edition of his seminal archaeological survey, David Phillipson presents a lucid and fully illustrated account of African archaeology from prehistory and the origins of humanity to the age of European colonisation. The work spans the entire continent from the Mediterranean to the Cape of Good Hope and demonstrates the relevance of archaeological research to the understanding of Africa today.
Category: History

The Archaeology Of Islam In Sub Saharan Africa

Author : Timothy Insoll
ISBN : 0521657024
Genre : Religion
File Size : 64.41 MB
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The first comprehensive study of the impact of Islam in sub-Saharan Africa from Muhammed onwards.
Category: Religion

A History Of Archaeological Thought

Author : Bruce G. Trigger
ISBN : 9780521840767
Genre : History
File Size : 38.30 MB
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Bruce Trigger examines the history of archaeological thought from medieval times to the present in world-wide perspective.
Category: History


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ISBN : UOM:39015068865131
Genre : Archaeology
File Size : 59.72 MB
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Includes section "Reviews."
Category: Archaeology

Radio In The Digital Age

Author : Andrew Dubber
ISBN : 9780745681122
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 84.10 MB
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Radio’s influence can be found in almost every corner of new media. Radio in the Digital Age assesses a medium that has not only survived the challenges of a new technological age but indeed has extended its reach. This is not a book about digital radio, but rather about the medium of radio in its many analogue and digital forms in an age characterised by digital technologies. The context of the digital age reveals new insights about the nature of radio. In this important addition to the world of radio scholarship, Dubber provides a theoretical framework for understanding the medium - allowing for complexity and contradiction, while avoiding essentialism and technological determinism. Introducing radio as a series of practices and phenomena that can be understood through a range of discursive categories, this book explores the relationships between radio, music, politics, storytelling and society in a new and thoughtful way. This book will make essential reading for students of media, communication, broadcasting and the digital industries. It offers a timely and comprehensive introduction for anyone who wishes to understand the role of radio in today’s media landscape.
Category: Social Science

A History Of Writing

Author : Albertine Gaur
ISBN : 0712300287
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Category: Language Arts & Disciplines


Author : Osbert Guy Stanhope Crawford
ISBN : 0003598X
Genre : Archaeology
File Size : 32.98 MB
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Includes section: Reviews.
Category: Archaeology

Manifesting Power

Author : Tracy L. Sweely
ISBN : 9780415197441
Genre : Social Science
File Size : 28.71 MB
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Power relations among humans have likely been a topic of interest since long before any historical claims to its nature were proffered. This book recognizes that power and gender may be rooted in the experience of power in western society.
Category: Social Science