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Title Encyclopedia of Caribbean archaeology / edited by Basil A. Reid and R. Grant Gilmore III.

Publication Info. Gainesville, Florida : University Press of Florida, [2014]


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Description 1 online resource (xviii, 383 pages) : illustrations, maps
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
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Summary Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology offers a comprehensive overview of the available archaeological research conducted in the region. Beginning with the earliest native migrations and moving through contemporary issues of heritage management, the contributors tackle the usual questions of colonization, adaptation, and evolution while embracing newer research techniques, such as geoinformatics, archaeometry, paleodemography, DNA analysis, and seafaring simulations. Entries are cross-referenced so that readers can efficiently access data on a variety of related topics. The introduction incl.
Contents Cover; Contents; List of Figures; Acknowledgments; List of Contributors; Preface; Introduction: Caribbean Prehistoric and Historical Archaeology; A; Afro-Caribbean Earthenwares; Agricultural Earthworks (The Guianas); Alegría, Ricardo E. (1921-2011); Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda (Archaic Sites); Arawak versus Taíno; The Archaeological Committee of Trinidad and Tobago; Archaeological Conservation; Archaeological Heritage Management; The Archaeological Society of Jamaica; Archaeometry; The Archaic Age; The Association of Caribbean Historians; B; The Bahamas and the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Banwari Trace (Trinidad)Barbados; Barbados Museum and Historical Society (BMHS); Barka, Norman F. (1938-2008); The Barrancoid Series; Beads; Betty's Hope Plantation (Antigua); Bonaire (Dutch Caribbean; Former Netherlands Antilles); Bonaire Archaeological Institute (BONAI); Bottles (Colonial); Brimstone Hill Fortress National Park (St. Kitts); Bullbrook, John A. (1881-1967); Bullen, Ripley (1902-1976), and Adelaide Bullen (1908-1987); C; The Cabrits Garrison (Portsmouth, Dominica); Caguana/Capa Site (Puerto Rico); Cannibalism (Anthropophagy); Cannon; Carriacou; The Casimiroid.
Cassava (Manioc)The Cayman Islands; The Cayoid Pottery Series; Cemeteries; The Chican Ostionoid Subseries; Chiefdoms (Cacicazgos); Ciboney versus Guanahatabey; Clay Tobacco Pipes (Bowls and Stems); Cohoba; Columbus's Landfall; Conucos; Crab/Shell Dichotomy; Cruxent, José María (1911-2005); Cuba (Historical Archaeology of); Cundall, Frank (1858-1937); Curaçao (Former Netherlands Antilles); D; De Boyrie Moya, Emil (1903-1967); De Hostos, Adolfo (1887-1982); DNA and Caribbean Archaeology; Drax Hall Estate (Jamaica); Duerden, J.E. (1869-1937); Duhos (Dujos); The Dutch Caribbean.
Dutch Colonial Ceramic TypesE; East End Free Black Community (St. John); The Elenan Ostionoid Subseries; Elite Exchange in the Caribbean; English Colonial Ceramic Types; Environmental Archaeology; F; Falmouth (Jamaica); Ferrous and Nonferrous Metals; The First Caribbean Farmers; The Florida Museum of Natural History; Foundation for Marine Archaeology of the Netherlands Antilles (STIMANA); French Jesuit Mission Outpost (Dominica); French Colonial Ceramic Types; G; Geoinformatics; Golden Rock Site (St. Eustatius); Grenada; The Grenadines; Griddles; Grindstones; Ground Sloths.
Guadeloupe (Eastern)Guanín; Guano; H; Hematite; Historical Archaeological Sites (Types); Historical Ecology; Historic Bridgetown and Its Garrison (Barbados); Historic Trails (Jamaica); Hondo River Settlement (Trinidad); Hospitals and Leprosaria in the Colonial Caribbean; I; The Institute of Jamaica; The International Association for Caribbean Archaeology (IACA); The International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM); The International Council of Museums (ICOM); The International Council on Monuments and Sites (ICOMOS); Island-Carib; J.
Subject Excavations (Archaeology) -- Caribbean Area.
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities.
Archaeology -- West Indies.
West Indies -- Antiquities.
Excavations (Archaeology) (OCoLC)fst00917564
Indians of the West Indies -- Antiquities. (OCoLC)fst00970095
Excavations (Archaeology) -- West Indies.
Archaeology. (OCoLC)fst00812938
Indians of the West Indies -- Antiquities.
HISTORY -- Latin America -- Mexico.
Archaeology -- Caribbean Area.
Antiquities. (OCoLC)fst00810745
Local Subject Indigenous peoples -- West Indies -- Antiquities.
Subject Caribbean Area. (OCoLC)fst01244080
West Indies. (OCoLC)fst01243265
Added Author Reid, Basil A., 1961-
Gilmore, Richard Grant, 1947-
Other Form: Print version: Encyclopedia of Caribbean archaeology. Gainesville : University Press of Florida, [2014] 9780813044200 (DLC) 17835355
ISBN 9780813048536 (electronic bk.)
0813048532 (electronic bk.)
1306444020 (electronic bk.)
9781306444026 (electronic bk.)
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