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Alan Barnard

Alan Barnard is Emeritus Professor of the Anthropology of Southern Africa in the University of Edinburgh. He has over 40 years' experience of field research with Bushmen or San in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. His publications include Language in Prehistory (Cambridge, 2016), Genesis of Symbolic Thought (Cambridge, 2012) and Social Anthropology and Human Origins (Cambridge, 2011).