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Migration, Displacement, and Dispossession

"Humans have always migrated. Individual and population mobility as well as settlement are part of our shared human history. Yet, while in certain fields of anthropology such as archaeology, nomadic studies, or indigenous studies, the normality of human mobility is widely acknowledged, migration studies as a field of inquiry has often approached migration as problematic and a recent human experience. ..." – By Nina Glick Schiller

The Development of Archaeology in Africa

"Ancient settlements and objects could tell stories of human and technological developments as well as economic activities and wealth, and this attracted a range of interest from treasure hunters to those fascinated by modeling the present by learning from the past. ..." – By Nonofho Mathibidi Ndobochani

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