African Sites: Archaeology in the Caribbean

by Jay B. Haviser (Editor)

Paperback, 1999

Status

Available

Call number

972.901

Genres

Collection

Library's review

Edited by Dr. Jay Haviser of St. Martin. This work examines archaeological research about African peoples who were brought to the Caribbean and their descendents in the 20th century. These contributions cover a wide geographic sample of regions, ranging from Caribbean studies to individual investigations on 12 different islands.… (more)

Publication

Markus Wiener Pub (1999), 364 pages

Description

The 12 chapters in this collection of essays written by leading scholars in the region examine a wide range of themes. Topics include landscapes, social relations, settlement patterns, identity, material culture, health, and burial practices. Provides an indispensable overview of current research and thinking regarding African history in the Caribbean.

Language

Original language

English

Physical description

364 p.; 5.75 inches

ISBN

155876187X / 9781558761872
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