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Author Stahl, Ann Brower, 1954-

Title Making history in Banda : anthropological visions of Africa's past / Ann Brower Stahl
Published Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2001
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 268 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series New studies in archaeology
New studies in archaeology.
Contents Cover; Half-title; Series-title; Title; Copyright; Dedication; CONTENTS; FIGURES; PLATES; TABLES; PREFACE; 1 Refracted visions of Africa s past; 2 Envisioning Africa s lived past; 3 The past in the present: history-making in Banda; 4 The political-economic context; 5 Local life in the context of the Niger trade c. 1300 ... 1700; 6 The changing social fields of Banda villagers c. 1725 ... 1825; 7 The changing social fields of Banda villagers c. 1825 ... 1925; 8 Reflections: historical anthropology and the construction of Africa s past; NOTES; REFERENCES
Summary Using approaches from several disciplines, Stahl reconstructs the daily lives of Banda villagers of west central Ghana, from when they were drawn into the Niger trade (around 1300 AD) until the twentieth century establishment of British overrule. Stahl argues for closer integration of archaeology, history and anthropology in African studies
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 228-257) and index
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Subject Archaeology and history -- Ghana -- Banda (Brong-Ahafo Region)
Ethnoarchaeology -- Ghana -- Banda (Brong-Ahafo Region)
Banda (Brong-Ahafo Region, Ghana) -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0511016263 (electronic bk.)
0511489609 (ebook)
0521801826 (hardback)
9780511016264 (electronic bk.)
9780511489600 (ebook)
9780521801829 (hardback)