An Archaeology of Elmina: Africans and Europeans on the Gold Coast, 1400 - 1900

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Smithsonian Institution Press, 2001 - Social Science - 286 pages
An Archaeology of Elmina examines a complex African settlement on the coast of present-day Ghana from the fifteenth through the nineteenth centuries. Christopher R. DeCorse explores developments there in light of Portuguese, Dutch, and British expansion and illustrates remarkable cultural continuity in the midst of technological change.

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Contents

THE ELMINA SETTLEMENT
44
THE ARCHAEOLOGY OF AN AFRICAN
71
SUBSISTENCE CRAFT SPECIALIZATION
103
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About the author (2001)

DeCorse is associate professor of anthropology at Syracuse University.

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