Roderick McIntosh - Why Study African Cities?

source: Yale University     2016年12月5日
Roderick James McIntosh is Professor of Anthropology at Yale University (New Haven, CT), Curator-in-Charge of Anthropology at the Peabody Museum, New Haven, and Honorary Distinguished Professor of Archaeology at the University of Pretoria (South Africa). He received his Ph.D from the University of Cambridge.
His major interests include African and Old World comparative prehistory, the origin of authority in complex society, urbanism, geomorphology and palaeoclimate. For the past thirty-five years he has looked comparatively at the urban landscapes of the great Niger and Senegal floodplains, including co-directorship of investigations at Jenne-jeno, sub-Saharan Africa's oldest city.
For more information, please visit: http://pier.macmillan.yale.edu/summer...

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