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The Caribbean before Columbus

The Caribbean before Columbus

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      The Caribbean before Columbus is a new synthesis of the region's insular history based on the authors' 55 years of research in the Bahamas, Lesser and Greater Antilles. The presentation operates on multiple scales, and individual sites highlight specific issues. 25 b/w line drawings; ... Læs mere

      Udgivelsesdato:
      02-01-2017
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      Udgivelsesdato:
      02-01-2017
      Sprog:
      Engelsk
      ISBN13:
      9780190605247
      Sidetal:
      352
      Vægt:
      642
      Højde:
      24
      Bredde:
      164
      Længde:
      240
      Mærkat:
      Bog, hardback
      Format:
      Hardback
      • Bibliotekernes beskrivelse

        The Caribbean before Columbus is a new synthesis of the region's insular history. It combines the results of the authors' 55 years of archaeological research on almost every island in the three archipelagoes with that of their numerous colleagues and collaborators. The presentation operates on multiple scales: temporal, spatial, local, regional, environmental, social, and political. In addition, individual sites are used to highlight specific issues. For the first time, the complete histories of the major islands and island groups are elucidated, and new insights are gained through inter-island comparisons. The book takes a step back from current debates regarding nomenclature to offer a common foundation and the opportunity for a fresh beginning. In this regard the original concepts of series and ages provide structure, and the diversity of expressions subsumed by these concepts is embraced. Historical names, such as Taino and Lucayan, are avoided. The authors challenge the long-held conven

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