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Links to General Resources
Africa.com Madagascar Museum Guide
Indian Ocean Archaeology Network
Indian Ocean World Centre
Institute for Indian Ocean Heritage
Madagascar Country Profile page from UCLA African Studies Center
Link to Madagascar heritage laws page from the World Wide Web Library of African Archaeology
Oxford Bibliographies Madagascar page
Stanford University Libraries Africa South of the Sahara Madagascar page
UNESCO World Heritage Centre Madagascar page
Archaeology, Paleoathropology, and Cultural Heritage Project/Institute/Society Websites
Sealinks Project - University of Oxford
Sealinks Project - UCL Institute of Archaeology
The Matitanana Archaeological Project: Culture History and Social Complexity in the Seven Rivers Region of Southeastern Madagascar.
The Morombe Archaeological Project
The University of Sheffield Tombs, Landscape and Society in Southern Madagascar project
UNESCO Trade in Indian Ocean research page of The Slave Route Project
News and Media
Popular Archaeology (May 2016) cover story "Ancient crops provide a window into Madagascar's settlement by Southeast Asians"
CCTV video: Archaeologists in Madagascar look to cooperate with China
Kingdoms of Madagascar: Malagasy Funerary Arts Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Kingdoms of Madagascar: Malagasy Textile Arts Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Kingdoms of Madagascar: Maroserana and Merina Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History
Links to Recently Published (2014-2016) Scholarly Journal Articles and Books Concerning Archaeology and Material Cultural Heritage in Madagascar
Ancient crops provide first archaeological signature of the westward Austronesian expansion. Alison Crowther, Leilani Lucas, Richard Helm, Mark Horton, Ceri Shipton, Henry T. Wright, Sarah Walshaw, Matthew Pawlowicz, Chantal Radimilahy, Katerina Douka, Llorenç Picornell-Gelabert, Dorian Q Fuller, and Nicole L. Boivinn. 2016. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences PNAS 113(24):6635–6640. DOI:10.1073/pnas.1522714113/-/DCSupplemental.
Book review of Highland Madagascar: Material Signs and Traces of the Dead (Zoë Crossland, 2014. Cambridge University Press). S. D. Gillespie. 2015. Journal of African Archaeology 13(1):115-117. DOI:10.3213/2191-5784-10264.
Forging Ahead By Land and By Sea: Archaeology and Paleoclimate Reconstruction in Madagascar. Kristina Douglass & Jens Zinke. 2015. African Archaeological Review 32(2):267-299. DOI:10.1007/s10437-015-9188-5.
Situating Madagascar: Indian Ocean dynamics and archaeological histories. Chantal M. Radimilahy & Zoë Crossland. 2015. Azania: Archaeological Research in Africa 50(4):495-518. DOI:10.1080/0067270X.2015.1102942.
A social contract with the ancestors—Culture and ecosystem services in southern Madagascar. Jacob von Heland & Carl Folke. 2014. Global Envrionmental Change 24:251-264. DOI:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2013.11.003.
Indian Ocean Food Globalisation and Africa. Nicole Boivin, Alison Crowther, Mary Prendergast, & Dorian Q Fuller. 2014. African Archaeological Review 31(4):547-581. DOI:10.1007/s10437-014-9173-4.
Using Diverse Sources of Evidence for Reconstructing the Past History of Musical Exchanges in the Indian Ocean. Roger Blench. 2014. African Archaeological Review 31(4):675-703. DOI:10.1007/s10437-014-9178-z.
Links to Recently Published Books (2014-2016) Concerning Archaeology and Material Cultural Heritage in Madagascar
Ancestral Encounters in Highland Madagascar: Material Signs and Traces of the Dead. Zoë Crossland. 2014. Cambridge University Press, 394 pages. ISBN: 978-1107036093.
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