Browsing Research Articles (Anthropology and Archaeology) by Title

Browsing Research Articles (Anthropology and Archaeology) by Title

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • McGhie, Lisa-Maree (Maney, 2009-11)
    This article investigates the construction, display and consumption of archaeological authenticity at two museums and two heritage-themed entertainment locales in South Africa. I consider authenticity not simply ...
  • Nelson, Cindy (South African Archaeological Society, 2009)
    This paper presents an analysis of the faunal remains from three farmer or Late Iron Age sites in the Steelpoort River Valley, occupied c. AD 1700–1900 by Ndzundza Ndebele. The Ndzundza were forced, successively, to ...
  • Forssman, Tim; Pargeter, Justin (KwaZulu-Natal Museum, 2014-09)
    Open-air sites are ubiquitous signatures on most archaeological landscapes. When they are appropriately recorded, well-preserved and are single-component occupations, they provide access to high-resolution occupation ...
  • Lotter, Matt Geoffrey; Kuman, Kathleen (South African Archaeological Society, 2018)
    In this paper,we document two newAcheulean sites located in alluvial terraces bordering the lower Sundays River, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. These terraces have been the subject of geomorphological studies in ...
  • Boonzaaier, C.C. (Chris); Wels, Harry (Routledge, 2018)
    Based on a(n) (interrupted) period of 15 years of fieldwork, this study explores the question whether cultural villages in South Africa are to be considered an effective way to conserve a particular cultural heritage in ...
  • Bae, Bosco B. (Brill Academic Publishers, 2017-01)
    „Belief‟ in the study of religion has been vexed by complexities underlying the relationship between language, cognition, and religious behavior. Drawing on anthropological, sociological, and psychological literature, ...
  • Bae, Bosco B. (MDPI Publishing, 2016-07)
    “Belief” as an analytical tool and critical category of investigation for the study of religion has been a resurging topic of interest. This article discusses the problems of language and practice in the discussion of ...
  • Farre, Albert (Routledge, 2013-09)
    Labour migration has long been a recurrent topic in southern Africa, owing to the appearance of industrialised mining production in the mid-nineteenth century, and its overall effects on land and agriculture. In Mozambique, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Forssman, Tim (Antiquity Publications, 2015-06)
    The final two millennia of southern Africa’s Later Stone Age saw considerable shifts in subsistence, settlement and production patterns. Much of these changes coincided with the arrival of agriculturalists bringing crops, ...
  • Pikirayi, Innocent; Lindahl, Anders (Springer, 2013-12)
    For ceramics to be relevant in the Southern African Iron Age, archaeologists must broaden their theoretical base to include social and other contexts when interpreting material culture items such as pottery. Pottery ...