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ethnoarchaeological analysis of human functional dynamics in the Volta basin of Ghana

before and after the Akosombo Dam

by Emmanuel Kofi Agorsah

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Published by Edwin Mellen Press in Lewiston, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nchumburung (African people) -- Land tenure.,
  • Nchumburung (African people) -- Social conditions.,
  • Nchumburung (African people) -- Relocation -- Ghana -- Akosombo Dam.,
  • Vernacular architecture -- Ghana -- Volta River Watershed.,
  • Ethnoarchaeology -- Ghana -- Volta River Watershed.,
  • Excavations (Archaeology) -- Ghana -- Volta River Watershed.,
  • Land settlement patterns -- Ghana -- Volta River Watershed.,
  • Akosombo Dam (Ghana) -- Social conditions.,
  • Akosombo Dam (Ghana) -- Economic conditions.,
  • Volta River Watershed (Ghana) -- Antiquities.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementE. Kofi Agorsah.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDT510.43.N4 A36 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxvi, 407 p. :
    Number of Pages407
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22573732M
    ISBN 100773466770

    Ethnoarchaeology is the ethnographic study of peoples for archaeological reasons, usually through the study of the material remains of a society (see David & Kramer ). Ethnoarchaeology aids archaeologists in reconstructing ancient lifeways by studying the material and non-material traditions of modern societies. 21 The Secrets of Maroon Heroism as Pioneer Freedom Fighters of the African Diaspora, Freedom in Black History and Culture, Ed. E. Kofi Agorsah, Middletown, Arrow Point Press. An Ethnoarchaeological Analysis of Human Functional Dynamics in the Volta Basin of Ghana, Lewiston, Edwin Mellen Press.

    The Voltaian basin of Ghana is made up of the late Mesoproterozoic (Kalsbeek et al., , Couëffé and Vecoli, ) to Cambrian platform sediments (known as the Voltaian Supergroup), consisting of – Ma Kwahu Group sediments lying unconformably over the Palaeoproterozoic Birimian terranes, overlain, after a period of non-deposition or subsequent erosion equivalent to a gap of Cited by: 3. In this book, the authors successfully show how the adoption of ethnoarchaeological perspectives on non-material aspects of cultures can support the development of methodologies aimed at refining the archaeological interpretation of ancient items, technologies, rituals, settlements and even landscape.

    This thesis comprises two complementary parts: an investigation, using interviews and published accounts, of how and why nutrients are recycled in a 'traditional' farming economy; and an ethnoarchaeological analysis of samples from an abandoned farmstead to identify potential traces of recycling. The Uists and Benbecula in the Outer Hebrides were selected for fieldwork because local . This dissertation is an ethnoarchaeological analysis of small prey .


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Scott. Akiti ( and ) pioneered the use of isotope techniques in the analysis of surface and groundwater in the Accra Plains, Keta Basin and upper regions of Ghana. Akiti in made an attempt to find out the relationship between the Volta River, some streams and groundwater from the Manya Krobo and Tongu districts using isotope by: 5.Population Dynamics and Natural Resources in the Volta in the Volta River Basin of Ghana The Volta River basin, which covers aboutkm2 is one of the most economically deprived areas in Africa (average annual income is estimated at US$ per year) although precious mineral resources (gold, diamond, manganese, bauxite etc.) : S N Codjoe.The values were comparable to those reported in Black Volta River, Ghana (Alhassan et al., ) and Haraz River, Iran (Jafari et al., ) with organisms ranging between ind/m³ and.