West African Archaeology: New Developments, New Perspectives. By Philip Allsworth-Jones (ed.). BAR International Series 2164. Archaeopress, Oxford, 2010, 180 pp. ISBN 978-1-4073-0708-4 (Paperback). £ 39.00.

West African Archaeology: New Developments, New Perspectives. By Philip Allsworth-Jones (ed.).... booklets or to a film shown at a conference, although, at least for some of the research mentioned, more reliable publications could have been used instead. Nicole Rupp presents current results of research carried out on archaeological sites of the Nok Culture in Central Nigeria. Her contribution heralds a series of several other publications on Nigerian history and archaeology: Pauline von Hellermann questioning whether ancient Benin was a forest kingdom, A.E. Orijemie and colleagues on the archaeology and palynology of a LIA settlement in © Africa Magna Verlag, Frankfurt M. Published online August 22, 2011 Journal of African Archaeology Vol. 9 (2), 2011, pp. 233-234 Book Review southern Nigeria, Philip Allsworth-Jones on ethnoarchaeological research at a 20th century mound site close to Ibadan and Roger Blench on the linguistic geography of Nigeria. The volume is topped off with a refreshing mix of articles introducing various subjects: Joanna Casey's study on the dynamics of trade in northern Ghana, Klavs Randsborg's paper on research funding and collaboration in Benin, Kevin MacDonald's ethnoarchaeological study of Hombori stone arm rings, Gerhard Müller-Kosack's ethnographic and africanist approach to contextualize the Cameroonian DGB sites, and Manuel Laranjeira Rodrigues de Areia's short contribution about the http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of African Archaeology Brill

West African Archaeology: New Developments, New Perspectives. By Philip Allsworth-Jones (ed.). BAR International Series 2164. Archaeopress, Oxford, 2010, 180 pp. ISBN 978-1-4073-0708-4 (Paperback). £ 39.00.

Journal of African Archaeology, Volume 9 (2): 233 – Oct 25, 2011

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© Copyright 2011 by Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, The Netherlands
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booklets or to a film shown at a conference, although, at least for some of the research mentioned, more reliable publications could have been used instead. Nicole Rupp presents current results of research carried out on archaeological sites of the Nok Culture in Central Nigeria. Her contribution heralds a series of several other publications on Nigerian history and archaeology: Pauline von Hellermann questioning whether ancient Benin was a forest kingdom, A.E. Orijemie and colleagues on the archaeology and palynology of a LIA settlement in © Africa Magna Verlag, Frankfurt M. Published online August 22, 2011 Journal of African Archaeology Vol. 9 (2), 2011, pp. 233-234 Book Review southern Nigeria, Philip Allsworth-Jones on ethnoarchaeological research at a 20th century mound site close to Ibadan and Roger Blench on the linguistic geography of Nigeria. The volume is topped off with a refreshing mix of articles introducing various subjects: Joanna Casey's study on the dynamics of trade in northern Ghana, Klavs Randsborg's paper on research funding and collaboration in Benin, Kevin MacDonald's ethnoarchaeological study of Hombori stone arm rings, Gerhard Müller-Kosack's ethnographic and africanist approach to contextualize the Cameroonian DGB sites, and Manuel Laranjeira Rodrigues de Areia's short contribution about the

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