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Archaeology of African Plant Use [electronic resource]

editors, Chris J. Stevens, Sam Nixon, Mary Anne Murray, Dorian Q. Fuller
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, Inc., [2014]
Language
English
Series
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London
ISBN
9781611329742 (hardback : alk. paper), 1611329744 (hardback : alk. paper), 9781611329766 (institutional ebook), 1611329760 (institutional ebook), 9781611327564 (consumer ebook), 1611327563 (consumer ebook)
Contents
  • African archaeobotany expanding : an editorial / Dorian Q. Fuller, Sam Nixon, Chris J. Stevens and Mary Anne Murray
  • Primate archaeobotany: the potential for revealing nonhuman primate plant-use in the African archaeological record / Michael Haslam
  • Dietary diversity: our species-specific dietary adaptation / Gordon Hillman and Michèle Wollstonecroft
  • Seeds at Sibudu: a glimpse of Middle Stone Age vegetation at Sibudu Cave, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa / Christine Sievers
  • Understanding late and terminal Pleistocene vegetation change in the Western Cape, South Africa: the wood charcoal evidence from Elands Bay Cave / Caroline Cartwright, John Parkington and Richard Cowling
  • Early millet farmers in the Lower Tilemsi Valley, Northeastern Mali / Katie Manning and Dorian Q. Fuller
  • Holocene vegetation change and land use at Ounjougou, Mali / Barbara Eichhorn and Katharina Neumann
  • Early agro-pastoralism in the Middle Senegal Valley: the botanical remains from Walaldé / Shawn Sabrina Murray and Alioune Déme
  • Humans and the mangrove in southern Nigeria / Emuobosa Akpo Orijemie and M. Adebisi Sowunmi
  • Plant and land use in southern Cameroon between 400 BC and AD 400 / Stefanie Kahlheber, Alexa Höhn and Katharina Neumann
  • Wild trees in the subsistence economy of early Bantu speech communities: a historical-linguistic approach / Koen Bostoen
  • Archaeobotany of two Middle Kingdom cult chambers at North Saqqara, Egypt / Ahmed Gamal-El-Din Fahmy, Nozomu Kawai and Sakuji Yoshimura
  • Botanical insights into the life of an ancient Egyptian village: excavation results from El-Amarna / Chris J. Stevens and Alan J. Clapham
  • Agricultural innovation and state collapse in Meroitic Nubia: the impact of the savannah package / Dorian Q. Fuller
  • Islands of agriculture on Victoria Nyanza / Andrew Reid and Ceri Ashley
  • Archaeobotanical investigations of the Iron Age Lundu State, Malawi / Ingrid Heijen
  • Prehistoric plant use on La Palma Island (Canary Islands, Spain): an example of the disappearance of agriculture in an isolated environment / Jacob Morales, Amelia Rodrøguez and Águedo Marrero
  • Patterns in the archaeobotany of Africa: developing a database for North Africa, the Sahara and the Sahel / Ruth Pelling
  • The archaeobotany of farming communities in South Africa: a review / Alexander Antonites, Annie Raath Antonites
  • Linguistic evidence and the origins of food production in Africa: where are we now? / Christopher Ehret
  • African agricultural tools: implications of synchronic ethnography for agrarian history / Roger Blench
  • Leaving a lasting impression: arable economies and cereal impressions in Africa and Europe / Meriel McClatchie and Dorian Q. Fuller
  • The use of plants in iron production: insights from smelting remains from Buganda / Louise Iles.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Series Statement
Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London ; 61
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