Anthropology and Archaeology

Anthropology and Archaeology

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  • Forssman, Tim; Lotter, Matt; Parkington, John; Hollmann, Jeremy; Angel, Jessica; Fourie, Wouter (Brill, 2020-02)
    Much of Lesotho’s cultural heritage has been studied as a result of dam developments. Where dams have been built, heritage studies have provided crucial data for improving our understanding of local archaeological sequences. ...
  • Wegerif, M.C.A. (Marc); Guerena, Arantxa (MDPI, 2020-03)
    Land related inequality is a central component of the wider inequality that is one of the burning issues of our society today. It affects us all and directly determines the quality of life for billions of people who depend ...
  • Antonites, Alexander (Springer, 2019-03)
    The Middle Iron Age (MIA) of southern Africa is a period characterized by increased social complexity centered on the polity of Mapungubwe. This article considers the role that fiber spinning played in the regional political ...
  • Masamha, Blessing; Uzokwe, Veronica Ne; Ntagwabira, Frederick Evans; Gabagambi, Damien; Mamiro, Peter (Cambridge University Press, 2019-02)
    When the agricultural value chain involves profit making, it results in changes in the production and distribution relationships among men and women in terms of access to and control of markets, resources and benefits ...
  • Majombozi, Ziyanda (Routledge, 2019)
    South Africa is reported as one of the countries with a high burden of tuberculosis (TB). In response to the epidemic, the country’s national Department of Health attempted to improve access to health care and TB treatment ...
  • Steyn, Bianca; Antonites, Alexander (Routledge, 2019)
    Mutamba is a thirteenth-century settlement located on the Soutpansberg Mountains in northern South Africa with links to the regionally important Mapungubwe polity. This paper provides a detailed report of the range and ...
  • Van der Merwe, Renier H.; Pikirayi, Innocent (Routledge, 2019)
    The nineteenth century witnessed the spread and development of a number of northern Nguni kingdoms throughout southern Africa. Central to the success and stability of these kingdoms was the regimental system. A critical ...
  • Mabusela, Tshepang (Batalea Publishers, 2019-09)
    The article examines the family life and living circumstances of EPWP participants who are based at TLF, their spending drivers, their survival strategies including understanding the social protection measures used by ...
  • Badenhorst, Shaw; Magoma, Munyadziwa (Elsevier, 2019-04)
    Very little data exist on shoulder heights of cattle from archaeological contexts in eastern, central and southern Africa, in no small part due to the virtual absence of complete long bones. We report on complete metapodia ...
  • Koleini, Farahnaz; Colomban, Philippe; Pikirayi, Innocent (Elsevier, 2020-02)
    A hundred and twenty-seven glass beads found at the archaeological sites in southern Africa were analysed using pXRF and Raman spectroscopy. The beads are identified as European productions on the basis of their ...
  • Gronbach, Lena Sophia (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    The outsourcing of South Africa’s social grant payment system to Cash Paymaster Services, a private financial service provider, has been the subject of increasing public attention in recent years. In 2012, reports of ...
  • Mendes, Bernardete Chavonga (University of Pretoria, 2019)
    This research investigates the ways in which Angolan ex-combatants of 32 Battalion have been making a living since the disbandment of the unit in 1993. Moreover, it seeks to understand the reasons behind the ex-combatants’ ...
  • Mabusela, Tshepang (University of Pretoria, 2019)
    The purpose of this study was to investigate and describe the impact that lived experiences have on trainees of the EPWP. As one of the main employment creation strategies, the EPWP is aimed at reducing unemployment as ...
  • Stephens, Lucas; Fuller, Dorian; Boivin, Nicole; Rick, Torben; Gauthier, Nicolas; Kay, Andrea; Marwick, Ben; Armstrong, Chelsey Geralda; Barton, C. Michael; Denham, Tim; Douglass, Kristina; Driver, Jonathan; Janz, Lisa; Roberts, Patrick; Rogers, J. Daniel; Thakar, Heather; Altaweel, Mark; Johnson, Amber L.; Vattuone, Maria Marta Sampietro; Aldenderfer, Mark; Archila, Sonia; Artioli, Gilberto; Bale, Martin T.; Beach, Timothy; Borrell, Ferran; Braje, Todd; Buckland, Philip I.; Cano, Nayeli Guadalupe Jiménez; Capriles, Jose M.; Castillo, Agustin Diez; Cilingiroglu, Ciler; Cleary, Michelle Negus; Conolly, James; Coutros, Peter R.; Covey, R. Alan; Cremaschi, Mauro; Crowther, Alison; Der, Lindsay; Di Lernia, Savino; Doershuk, John F.; Doolittle, William E.; Edwards, Kevin J.; Erlandson, Jon M.; Evans, Damian; Fairbairn, Andrew; Faulkner, Patrick; Feinman, Gary; Fernandes, Ricardo; Fitzpatrick, Scott M.; Fyfe, Ralph; Garcea, Elena; Goldstein, Steve; Goodman, Reed Charles; Guedes, Jade Dalpoim; Herrmann, Jason; Hiscock, Peter; Hommel, Peter; Horsburgh, K. Ann; Hritz, Carrie; Ives, John W.; Junno, Aripekka; Kahn, Jennifer G.; Kaufman, Brett; Kearns, Catherine; Kidder, Tristram R.; Lanoe, Francois; Lawrence, Dan; Lee, Gyoung-Ah; Levin, Maureece J.; Lindskoug, Henrik B.; Lopez-Saez, Jose Antonio; Macrae, Scott; Marchant, Rob; Marston, John M.; McClure, Sarah; McCoy, Mark D.; Miller, Alicia Ventresca; Morrison, Michael; Matuzeviciute, Giedre Motuzaite; Muller, Johannes; Nayak, Ayushi; Noerwidi, Sofwan; Peres, Tanya M.; Peterson, Christian E.; Proctor, Lucas; Randall, Asa R.; Renette, Steve; Schug, Gwen Robbins; Ryzewski, Krysta; Saini, Rakesh; Scheinsohn, Vivian; Schmidt, Peter; Sebillaud, Pauline; Seitsonen, Oula; Simpson, Ian A.; Soltysiak, Arkadiusz; Speakman, Robert J.; Spengler, Robert N.; Steffen, Martina L.; Storozum, Michael J.; Strickland, Keir M.; Thompson, Jessica; Thurston, T.L.; Ulm, Sean; Ustunkaya, M. Cemre; Welker, Martin H.; West, Catherine; Williams, Patrick Ryan; Wright, David K.; Wright, Nathan; Zahir, Muhammad; Zerboni, Andrea; Beaudoin, Ella; Garcia, Santiago Munevar; Powell, Jeremy; Thornton, Alexa; Kaplan, Jed O.; Gaillard, Marie-Jose; Goldewijk, Kees Klein; Ellis, Erle (American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2019-08)
    Environmentally transformative human use of land accelerated with the emergence of agriculture, but the extent, trajectory, and implications of these early changes are not well understood. An empirical global assessment ...
  • Ndlovu, Ndukuyakhe (South African Archaeological Society, 2018-06)
    Since the current era under my leadership began with the publication of the December 2015 issue of the South African Archaeological Bulletin (SAAB), I have been building the SAAB house, putting nails on its roof (December ...
  • Magoma, Munyadziwa; Badenhorst, Shaw; Pikirayi, Innocent (Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, 2018-12-07)
    Mutokolwe is located in the northern part of South Africa. The site was occupied by Venda-speaking farmers during the Late Iron Age. One of the most unusual aspects from this faunal assemblage is the presence of complete ...
  • Hart, Keith (American Anthropological Association, Society for Cultural Anthropology, 2018)
    I imagine that most anthropologists greeted the crash of September 2008 with a measure of schadenfreude, tempered in many cases by economic pain and anxiety. I retired from the British university system in that month and ...
  • Koleini, Farahnaz; Machiridza, L.H.; Pikirayi, Innocent; Colomban, P. (Wiley, 2019-08)
    Fourteen glass beads and one glass fragment from Khami‐period (ad 1400–1830) sites of Danamombe, Naletale, Gomoremhiko, Nharire and Zinjanja, in Zimbabwe, were analysed by pXRF and Raman spectroscopy with the intention of ...
  • Nyirongo, Chifwiri N. (University of Pretoria, 2019)
    Climate change is the noticed change in climate patterns in the world, drawing from various weather patterns taken across the world. This study set out to look at how rural farming communities are adapting to climate change ...

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