vii + 378pp., illus., maps, paperback, slight foxing on top edge, spine faded, London, 1990
"In this book some of the noted specialists pursue a regional approach and some examine particular periods of the continent's prehistory. Others chart the changing interrelationships between African archaeology and other disciplines. Particular features are the contributions by J.D. Clark, Thurstan Shaw and Peter Shinnie, archaeologists who have been in the forefront of the subject for almost fifty years." from the back cover.