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Oxford Bibliographies: Adornment, Dress, and African Arts of the Body
Includes dress, fashion, hair styles, jewelry, textiles.
Oxford Bibliographies: Archaeology of Central Africa
Angola, Burundi, Cameroun, Central African Republic, Chad, both Congos, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Rwanda, Zambia, metallurgy, pottery.
Oxford Bibliographies: Archaeology of Southern Africa
Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, and Mozambique
Oxford Bibliographies: Art, Art History, and the Study of Africa
Includes kingdoms, royal art, spirituality, performance/masquerades.
Oxford Bibliographies: Art of the Dogon
Blacksmiths, ceramics, masks, sculpture, textiles, woodcarvers, Mali
Oxford Bibliographies: Arts of Central Africa
Mainly Dem. Rep. of the Congo, also Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo-Brazzaville, Malawi, Rwanda, Zambia.
Oxford Bibliographies: Arts of Western Africa
Includes Cameroon, Ghana, Nigeria, dress/fashion, masquerades
Oxford Bibliographies: Bamana Arts and Mande Traditions
Image sites,blacksmiths, leatherworkers,masks, masons, masquerades, pottery, sculpture, terra-cottas, textiles, Mali, Guinea, the Gambia, Ivory Coast.
Oxford Bibliographies: Ephemeral Art and Performance in Africa
Includes mural paintings, power objects, funerary arts, body arts, masquerade/performance art, initiation arts.
Oxford Bibliographies: Northeastern African States, c. 1000 BCE-1800 CE
Includes Kush, Meroe, Nubia, Funj, Darfur, Aksum, Ethiopia.
Oxford Bibliographies: States of the Zimbabwe Plateau and Zambezi Valley
Includes the Mapungubwe, Great Zimbabwe, Mutapa, Torwa–Changamire-Rozvi (spelled Rozwi in some texts), and Ndebele states, 11th - 19th centuries.
Oxford Handbook of Ancient Nubia. Includes Kerma, Kush, Egypt, Meroe, Funj, Sudan.
Oxford Handbook of Archaeological Theory. Includes Colonial and Post-colonial Archaeologies
Oxford Handbook of Islamic Archaeology
Includes Egypt, Maghreb, Sahara, Sub-Saharan Africa, Eastern African Coast, Nilotic Sudan, Ethiopia and the Horn of Africa, West Africa, Central Sudan (Kanem-Borno, Lake Chad, Hausa city states, Northern Nigeria)
Oxford Handbook of Maritime Archaeology - includes shipwrecks
Oxford Handbook of Prehistoric Figurines, includes Predynastic Egyptian Figurines, Prehistoric Figurines in Sudan, The Sahara, Southern Africa, West Africa, Equatorial Africa