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Title Archaeology of African plant use / editors, Chris J. Stevens [and three others].

Publication Info. Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, Inc., [2014]
©2014

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Description 1 online resource (294 pages) : illustrations, maps.
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Series Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
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.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Plant remains (Archaeology) -- Africa.
Agriculture, Prehistoric -- Africa.
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Africa.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Africa.
Africa -- Antiquities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Stevens, Chris J.
Fuller, Dorian Q. African archaeobotany expanding.
Other Form: Print version: Archaeology of African plant use. Walnut Creek, California : Left Coast Press, Inc., [2014] Publications of the Institute of Archaeology, University College London 9781611329742 (DLC) 2013022299
ISBN 9781611329742 (hardback : alk. paper)
9781611329766 (e-book)

 
    
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