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The Resource Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana, editors, James Anquandah, Benjamin Kankpeyeng, Wazi Apoh

Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana, editors, James Anquandah, Benjamin Kankpeyeng, Wazi Apoh

Label
Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana
Title
Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana
Statement of responsibility
editors, James Anquandah, Benjamin Kankpeyeng, Wazi Apoh
Contributor
Editor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This collection of essays on archaeology and heritage studies is authored by local and expatriate scholars who are either past or current practitioners in archaeological work in Ghana. The subject matter covered includes the history and evolution of the discipline in Ghana; the method and theory or̐ ưhow to do i̐tư in archaeology, fi eld research reports, and syntheses on findings from past and recent investigations. The eclectic or multidisciplinary strategy has been the research vogue in Ghanaian archaeology recently, and this is reflected in the various chapters. The essays engage with curren
Member of
Cataloging source
P@U
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Anquandah, James
  • Apoh, Wazi
  • Kankpeyeng, Benjamin Warinsie
  • University of Ghana
Series statement
  • University of Ghana readers
  • Social sciences series
Series volume
vol. 6
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Ghana
  • Archaeology
  • HISTORY
  • SOCIAL SCIENCE / Archaeology
  • Antiquities
  • Archaeology
  • Ghana
  • History & Archaeology
  • Regions & Countries - Africa
Label
Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana, editors, James Anquandah, Benjamin Kankpeyeng, Wazi Apoh
Instantiates
Publication
Note
"Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies."
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Maps; Biographical Information of Authors; Foreword; THE PREHISTORY OF GHANA; Chapter 1 -- Archaeology of Ghana: An Introduction; Introduction; Archaeological Developments in Ghana: A Historical Outline; Essence of the Thematic Section in this Departmental Reader; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2 -- Excavations at an Earthwork Site at Asaman and Their Implications for the Archaeology of the Forest Areas of Southern Ghana; Introduction; Site Survey; The Excavations; Finds from the Excavations; Dating the Site
  • DiscussionConclusion; References; Chapter 3 -- Resilient Villagers: Eight Centuries of Continuity and Change in Banda Village Life; Introduction; Practices without History: Village Life as 'Cultural Substrate'; The Dynamics of Village Life in Banda; Banda in the late 18th through 19th centuries; Village life during the early Atlantic period (16th through early 18th centuries); Village life in the context of Saharan trade (13th to the early 16th century); Concluding Thoughts; Acknowledgements; References; ARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES
  • Chapter 4 -- Combining Geo-Historical Information with GIS Techniques: An Example of the Historical Slave Route Heritage in Ghana. Introduction; Overview of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery in Ghana; What is GIS and What Can a GIS Do?; GIS Hardware, Software Data Sources and Software Selection; Spatial Data Capture and Creation of Attribute Data; Description of How GIS Layers were Chosen; Brief Description of GIS Thematic Map Layers Used; Discussion of GIS Thematic Map Layers
  • How GIS could assist National Heritage and Tourism Planning as well as Landscape Archaeological Research Application in GhanaConclusion; References; Chapter 5 -- Maritime Archaeology in Ghana; Introduction; Maritime Archaeological Research in Ghana; The Elmina Wreck Project; Further Research; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 6 -- Gender in Archaeology: A Ghanaian Perspective; Introduction; Gender in Archaeology; Women in the Practice of Ghanaian Archaeology; Gender Interpretation in Ghanaian Archaeology; Gender Analysis of Kpando Pottery Production
  • Gender Analysis of Abompe Bauxite Bead Making IndustryConclusion; References; Chapter 7 -- Anthropological Examination of Yeji Salt Trade and its Linguistic Repertoire; Introduction; A Brief Multi-Linguistic Background of Yeji; Linguistic Anthropology of Salt at Yeji; Salt Related Proverbs; Conclusion; References; HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY; Chapter 8 -- Historical Archaeology: Methods, Meanings, and Ambiguities; Origins and Definitions; Historical Archaeology as a Time Period; Historical Archaeology as a Method; Historical Archaeology as a Research Question
Control code
ocn911665836
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789988860233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 801721
  • 22573/ctvk4879d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911665836
Label
Current perspectives in the archaeology of Ghana, editors, James Anquandah, Benjamin Kankpeyeng, Wazi Apoh
Publication
Note
"Department of Archaeology and Heritage Studies."
Antecedent source
not applicable
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Tables; List of Figures; List of Maps; Biographical Information of Authors; Foreword; THE PREHISTORY OF GHANA; Chapter 1 -- Archaeology of Ghana: An Introduction; Introduction; Archaeological Developments in Ghana: A Historical Outline; Essence of the Thematic Section in this Departmental Reader; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2 -- Excavations at an Earthwork Site at Asaman and Their Implications for the Archaeology of the Forest Areas of Southern Ghana; Introduction; Site Survey; The Excavations; Finds from the Excavations; Dating the Site
  • DiscussionConclusion; References; Chapter 3 -- Resilient Villagers: Eight Centuries of Continuity and Change in Banda Village Life; Introduction; Practices without History: Village Life as 'Cultural Substrate'; The Dynamics of Village Life in Banda; Banda in the late 18th through 19th centuries; Village life during the early Atlantic period (16th through early 18th centuries); Village life in the context of Saharan trade (13th to the early 16th century); Concluding Thoughts; Acknowledgements; References; ARCHAEOLOGICAL APPROACHES
  • Chapter 4 -- Combining Geo-Historical Information with GIS Techniques: An Example of the Historical Slave Route Heritage in Ghana. Introduction; Overview of the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery in Ghana; What is GIS and What Can a GIS Do?; GIS Hardware, Software Data Sources and Software Selection; Spatial Data Capture and Creation of Attribute Data; Description of How GIS Layers were Chosen; Brief Description of GIS Thematic Map Layers Used; Discussion of GIS Thematic Map Layers
  • How GIS could assist National Heritage and Tourism Planning as well as Landscape Archaeological Research Application in GhanaConclusion; References; Chapter 5 -- Maritime Archaeology in Ghana; Introduction; Maritime Archaeological Research in Ghana; The Elmina Wreck Project; Further Research; Conclusion; Bibliography; Chapter 6 -- Gender in Archaeology: A Ghanaian Perspective; Introduction; Gender in Archaeology; Women in the Practice of Ghanaian Archaeology; Gender Interpretation in Ghanaian Archaeology; Gender Analysis of Kpando Pottery Production
  • Gender Analysis of Abompe Bauxite Bead Making IndustryConclusion; References; Chapter 7 -- Anthropological Examination of Yeji Salt Trade and its Linguistic Repertoire; Introduction; A Brief Multi-Linguistic Background of Yeji; Linguistic Anthropology of Salt at Yeji; Salt Related Proverbs; Conclusion; References; HISTORICAL ARCHAEOLOGY; Chapter 8 -- Historical Archaeology: Methods, Meanings, and Ambiguities; Origins and Definitions; Historical Archaeology as a Time Period; Historical Archaeology as a Method; Historical Archaeology as a Research Question
Control code
ocn911665836
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 334 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9789988860233
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations (some color), maps (some color)
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 801721
  • 22573/ctvk4879d
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
not applicable
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)911665836

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