Title: Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the ...
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Binding: Soft cover
Book Condition: New
Dealing with the archaeology of African life on both sides of the Atlantic, this title highlights the importance of archaeology in completing the historical records of the Atlantic world's Africans. It presents a picture of Africans' experiences during the era of the Atlantic slave trade. Editor(s): Ogundiran, Akinwumi O.; Falola, Toyin. Series: Blacks in the Diaspora. Num Pages: 528 pages, 56 b&w illustrations 18 maps. BIC Classification: 1H; HDD. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 27. Weight in Grams: 882. . 2010. Paperback. . . . . Books ship from the US and Ireland. Bookseller Inventory # V9780253221759
This is the first book devoted to the archaeology of African life on both sides of the Atlantic; it highlights the importance of archaeology in completing the historical records of the Atlantic world?s Africans. Archaeology of Atlantic Africa and the African Diaspora presents a diverse, richly textured picture of Africans? experiences during the era of the Atlantic slave trade and offers the most comprehensive explanation of how African lives became entangled with the creation of the modern world. Through interdisciplinary approaches to material culture, the dynamics of a comparative transatlantic archaeology is developed.
From the Author: Akinwumi Ogundiran is Assistant Professor of History at Florida International University in Miami.
Toyin Falola is the Frances Higginbotham Nalle Centennial Professor in History at the University of Texas at Austin. He is co-editor (with Matt D. Childs) of The Yoruba Diaspora in the Atlantic World (IUP, 2004).
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