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Archaeology in Africa and in Museums

Archaeology in Africa and in Museums
An Inaugural Lecture given in the University of Cambridge, 22 October 2002

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  • Date Published: August 2003
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521537223

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  • David Phillipson highlights the contribution that archaeology can make to the understanding of the African continent and its people. He defends the vital role of the museum as custodian of a significant part of our international cultural heritage and essential resource for the furthering of international scholarship.

    • The author is Director of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge and is the first Professor of African Archaeology appointed in any UK university
    • A strong argument which outlines archaeology's role in understanding the African continent and its peoples
    • Emphasises the academic value of museums which has been overlooked by government policies of late
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    • Date Published: August 2003
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521537223
    • length: 30 pages
    • dimensions: 188 x 125 x 7 mm
    • weight: 0.036kg
    • availability: Available
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    Archaeology in Africa and in Museums.

  • Author

    David W. Phillipson, University of Cambridge
    Professor David W. Phillipson is Professor of African Archaeology and Director and Curator of the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology at the University of Cambridge. He is the author of African Archaeology (2nd edition, 1993).

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