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Making History in Banda (New Studies in Archaeology)

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Drawing on evidence from several disciplines, Ann Brower Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from the time that they were drawn into the Niger trade (around AD 1300) until British overrule was established early in the twentieth century. The case study aims to closely integrate perspectives drawn from archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies.

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Using approaches from several disciplines, Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from when they were drawn into the Niger trade (around AD 1300) until the twentieth century establishment of British overrule. Stahl argues for closer integration of archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies.

Synopsis:

Stahl explores the theoretical and methodological issues confronting our understanding of Africa’s past.

Table of Contents

List of figures; List of Plates; List of tables; Preface; 1. Refracted visions of Africa’s past; 2. Envisioning Africa’s lived past; 3. The past in the present: history-making in Banda; 4. The political-economic context; 5. Local life in the context of the Niger trade c. 1300 — 1700; 6. The changing social fields of Banda villagers c. 1725 — 1825; 7. The changing social fields of Banda villagers c. 1825 — 1925; 8. Reflections: historical anthropology and the construction of Africa’s past; Notes; References; Index.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780521037976
Author:
Stahl, Ann B.
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Author:
Stahl, Ann Brower
Location:
Cambridge
Subject:
Africa
Subject:
Archaeology
Subject:
Africa, West
Subject:
Ethnoarchaeology--Ghana--Banda (Brong-Ahafo R
Subject:
Archaeology-General
Series:
New Studies in Archaeology
Publication Date:
20070531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
Professional and scholarly
Language:
English
Illustrations:
7 line diagrams 11 half-tones 23 map
Pages:
292
Dimensions:
6.69x9.60x.61 in. 1.03 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Using approaches from several disciplines, Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from when they were drawn into the Niger trade (around AD 1300) until the twentieth century establishment of British overrule. Stahl argues for closer integration of archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies.
"Synopsis" by , Stahl explores the theoretical and methodological issues confronting our understanding of Africa’s past.
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