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by Peter R. Schmidt


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Historical Archaeology in Africa is the work of an extremely fertile and . Peter Schmidt is an archaeologist for the 21st century

Historical Archaeology in Africa is the work of an extremely fertile and imaginative mind. Schmidt shows here as he has before why he is a complete scholar. This is a book about African historical experiences that is at once relevant to humanities experiences. a must for everyone interested in truly understanding ways of seeing and reading archaeological and historical experiences. an inclusive book that will benefit both the humanities and social sciences. Peter Schmidt is an archaeologist for the 21st century. He has a keen awareness of the role of politics in reconstructions of the past and the role of these reconstructions in constructions of the present.

Peter Schmidt has taken it upon himself to be a spokesperson for African histories silenced by colonial historiography and . Citation: Andrew Brodie Smith.

Peter Schmidt has taken it upon himself to be a spokesperson for African histories silenced by colonial historiography and archaeology. This he does by leading the reader through his own personal development of ideas since he first engaged African archaeology some thirty years ago. Thus, the author brings to bear not only a long history of his own reflection upon the subject, but also a rich experience of working in Tanzania, Uganda, and Eritrea.

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HISTORY Peter R. Schmidt. Readers who have followed Schmidt's long career in African archaeology will be very pleased to see some of his major papers compiled in one volume. Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions. Lanham, M. AltaMira Press, 2006. There are also chapters co-written by two graduate students, Jonathan Walz and kharyssa rhodes. Eleven chapters cover a range of topics and case studies.

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Exploring Differences and Finding Connections in Archaeology and History. Exploring Differences and Finding Connections in Archaeology and History Practice and Teaching in the Livingstone Museum and the University of Zambia, 1973 to 2016. Social and Political Factors in Post-Colonial Indian Archaeology: The Case of Sanghol, Punjab. Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions, African Diaspora Archaeology Newsletter, 2007

Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions. Published: 1 December 2008.

Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions. by Africa Magna Verlag. in Journal of African Archaeology. Journal of African Archaeology, Volume 6, pp 279-281; doi:10.

Peter Schmidt is a well-known archaeologist who has conducted . Historical Archaeology in Africa is clearly a thought-provoking book. However, Historical Archaeology in Africa is not necessarily easy reading.

This book is a welcome addition to the AltaMira series on African Archaeology. Readers may take issue with some of the assumptions and points of view discussed. For example, what is the meaning of the following: "The consequences of constructing a 'lived past'-if we are to use the concept-must be examined reflexively.

Historical Archaeology in Africa is an inquiry into historical questions that count, proposing different ways of thinking about historical archaeology. Peter Schmidt challenges readers to expand their horizons . Confronting topics of oral traditions, the role of cultural landscapes in social memory, and historical misrepresentations of various cultures, Schmidt calls for a new pathway to an enriched, more nuanced, and more inclusive historical archaeology. Allowing Africa to speak for itself without colonial interpreters, Historical Archaeology in Africa will be of interest not only to historians and archaeologists, but to all concerned with Africa's past and present.
Historical Archaeology in Africa: Representation, Social Memory, and Oral Traditions (African Archaeology Series) download epub
Humanities
Author: Peter R. Schmidt
ISBN: 0759109648
Category: Other
Subcategory: Humanities
Language: English
Publisher: AltaMira Press (August 11, 2006)
Pages: 240 pages