Community Archaeology and Heritage in Africa: Decolonizing Practice. London and New York, Routledge, 2016, 309 pp., isbn 9781138656857.
This important book is the outcome of a week-long workshop held at the University of Florida in early 2014. It examines a range of issues within the general theme of ‘community archaeology’ in sub-Saharan Africa, through ten analytical papers that treat specific projects and areas of the continent, as well as an introductory essay and a synthetic conclusion. The latter is written by non-Africanist researchers with involvement in community archaeology initiatives, and who thus give an outside perspective to