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Lawrence Barham is Professor in the School of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool. A scholar of the evolution of symbolic behaviours, he is the author of The Middle Stone Age of Zambia and co-author of Human Roots: Africa and Asia in the Middle Pleistocene. Barham serves on the Council of the British Institute in Eastern Africa and is editor of the journal Before Farming: The Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Antiquities, Prehistoric -- Africa.
Prehistoric peoples -- Africa.
Tools, Prehistoric -- Africa.
Hunting and gathering societies -- Africa.
Africa -- Antiquities.