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Smith, A.B. 1998. Early Domestic Stock in Southern Africa: A Commentary. African Archaeological Review, 15(2): 151-156


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Early Domestic Stock in Southern Africa: A Commentary.

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This article reviews the recent history of the archaeology of African hunter-gatherers, focusing on debates around the origins of modern humans and the destiny of hunter-gatherers with the advent of food production. African archaeologists are developing an increasing appreciation for the diversity of African hunter-gatherer societies. Understandings of hunter-gatherers based primarily on ethnography are being successfully challenged and extended. Key Words: Africa, hunter-gatherers, Paleolithic, middle Stone Age, later Stone Age, food production.

Year: 1998

Type: Journal Article

URL: http://www.springerlink.com/content/q34568q352j52l75/


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