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The Stone Age Archaeology of West Africa

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In the early 21st century, understanding of the Stone Age past of West Africa has increasingly transcended its colonial legacy to become central to research on human origins. Part of this process has included shedding the methodologies and nomenclatures of narrative approaches to focus on more quantified, scientific descriptions of artefact variability and context. Together with a growing number of chronometric age estimates and environmental information, understanding of the West African Sto...

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10.1093/acrefore/9780190277734.013.137

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University of Oxford
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SSD
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School of Archaeology
Sub department:
Archaeology Research Lab
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Oxford University Press Publisher's website
Host title:
Oxford Research Encyclopedia of African History
Publication date:
2017-10-26
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2017-11-08

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