Browsing Anthropology and Archaeology by Title

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  • 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’ ...
  • Shipton, Ceri; Roberts, Patrick; Archer, Will; Armitage, Simon J.; Bita, Caesar; Blinkhorn, James; Courtney-Mustaphi, Colin; Crowther, Alison; Curtis, Richard; D'Errico, Francesco; Douka, Katerina; Faulkner, Patrick; Groucutt, Huw S.; Helm, Richard; Herries, Andy I. R; Jembe, Severinus; Prendergast, Mary E.; Rowson, Ben; Tengeza, Amini; Tibesasa, Ruth; White, Tom S.; Petraglia, Michael D.; Boivin, Nicole (Nature Publishing Group, 2018-05-09)
    The Middle to Later Stone Age transition in Africa has been debated as a significant shift in human technological, cultural, and cognitive evolution. However, the majority of research on this transition is currently ...
  • Lotter, Matt Geoffrey; Kuman, Kathleen (Elsevier, 2017-10)
    Our understanding of the South African Acheulean is heavily biased towards sites located in the interior of the country, namely in the Cradle of Humankind and those located along the Vaal and Orange Rivers. Although these ...
  • Chepkwony, Irene Chebet (University of Pretoria, 2015)
    This study falls within the field of ecotourism. Ecotourism brings together natural resource conservation, community participation and sustainable development. To achieve this, there is a need for cooperation between the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schoeman, Martie (University of Pretoria, 2006-07-21)
    This study contributes to the limited academic knowledge (particularly anthropological knowledge) available on the working behaviour of black women workers. The study focuses on how black women workers perceive and experience ...
  • Verkerk, Domonique-Marie (University of Pretoria, 2017)
    The South African War (1899-1902) was ostensibly a “White man’s war” between the British Empire and the two Boer Republics, the Zuid-Afrikaansche Republiek and the Orange Free State, but both sides involved Africans in the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Phiri, Olipa (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    This dissertation examines one community garden situated in Mamelodi in the City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality. Using qualitative research methods, including participant observation and interviews, the dissertation ...
  • Hart, Keith; Ortiz, Horacio (Annual Reviews, 2014)
    We review here recent developments in the anthropology of money and finance, listing its achievements, shortcomings and prospects, while referring back to the discipline‘s founders a century ago. We take our departure ...
  • Steyn, Bianca (University of Pretoria, 2018)
    The focus of this research is on Mutamba, a 13th century Middle Iron Age (MIA) settlement situated in the Soutpansberg, South Africa and is the first archaeobotanical study of a MIA settlement. Many communities of this ...
  • Van Zyl, Wynand J.; Badenhorst, Shaw; Taljaard, Elene; Denbow, James R.; Wilmsen, Edwin N. (Transvaal Museum, 2013-02)
    We report on the fauna from the sites of Xaro 1 and Xaro 2 located on the Okavango Delta in northern Botswana. Carbon isotopes from two human graves at Xaro Lodge located approximately 500 m south of Xaro 1 suggest ...
  • 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 ...
  • Ashley, Ceri Z.; Grillo, Katherine M. (Routledge, 2015-04)
    Ceramics are an essential part of the Holocene archaeology of eastern Africa and the development of increasingly complex typologies has rightly played a key role in our understanding of chronology and social identity. ...
  • Rushohora, N.A. (Nancy) (Springer, 2015-08)
    This paper presents new insights on the Majimaji war, which is one of the least studied topics in Eastern Africa’s colonial history. The Majimaji (1905– 1907) was a large scale war of resistance against German colonial ...
  • Hanisch, Edwin Oscar Max (University of Pretoria, 1980)
    An archaeological investigation was made of two Iron Age sites on the farms Schroda and Pont Drift. The farms are situated on the southern bank of the Limpopo River, about 65 km and 95 km respectively west of Messina. ...
  • Jordaan, Jacqueline (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    This master’s study concerns a Tswana stone-walled site in the North West Province. Within this province, the Zeerust-Rustenburg-Pilanesberg region has been of particular interest to Tswana settlement studies. In this ...
  • Seiler, Trent Clayton (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    Our understanding of the Later Stone Age on the Greater Mapungubwe Landscape has, until recently, been focused on specific forager camp types, namely shelters. This does not place significance on the range and variability ...
  • Antonites, Alexander (South African Archaeological Society, 2013)
    Baleni is a mineral spring in the South African Lowveld where radiocarbon and ceramic evidence indicates a 2000-year salt-production record. Excavations have found that episodic production during this period closely ...
  • Jordaan, Gerhard (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    This dissertation reports on investigations carried out on two Early Farming Community (AD 250-1000) sites in the eastern Lowveld of South Africa, more specifically the Kruger National Park. During the past 50 years, much ...