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Author Curet, L. Antonio, 1960-

Title Islands at the Crossroads : Migration, Seafaring, and Interaction in the Caribbean
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011
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Description 1 online resource (314 pages)
Series Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory.
Contents Introduction: Migration, seafaring, and cultural contact in the Caribbean / L. Antonio Curet and Mark W. Hauser -- 1. Irving Rouse's contribution to American archaeology : the case of migration / L. Antonio Curet -- 2. The ghost of Caliban : island archaelogy, insular archaeologists, and the Caribbean / Isabel C. Rivera-Collazo -- 3. Colonies without frontiers : inter-island trade in the eighteenth-and nineteenth-century Caribbean / Mark W. Hauser and Kenneth G. Kelly -- 4. Patterns of contact between the islands of the Caribbean and the surrounding mainland as a navigation problem / Richard T. Callaghan -- 5. Ties with the homelands : archipelagic interaction and the enduring role of the south and central American mainlands in the pre-Colombian lesser Antilles / Corinne L. Hofman [and others] -- 6. Contraband in the Convento? Material indications of trade-relations in the Spanish colonies / Ingrid Marion Newquist -- 7. Good as gold : the aesthetic brilliance of the Lucayans / Mary Jane Berman -- 8. The Magens house, Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, Danish West Indies : archaeology of an urban house compound and its relationship to local interactions and global trade / Douglas V. Armstrong and Christian Williamson -- 9. Close encounters of the Caribbean kind / Reniel Rodríguez Ramos -- 10. Competitive polities and territorial expansion in the Caribbean / Peter E. Siegel -- 11. Islands at the crossroads : archaeology of interaction in the Caribbean / Mark W. Hauser and L. Antonio Curet
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Acculturation -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Ethnohistory -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Ethnology -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Seafaring life -- Caribbean Area -- Congresses.
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities -- Congresses.
Caribbean Area -- Emigration and immigration -- Congresses.
Caribbean Area -- Social life and customs -- Congresses.
Genre/Form Conference papers and proceedings.
Conference papers and proceedings.
Form Electronic book
Author Armstrong, Douglas V.
Berman, Mary J
Boomert, Arie, 1946-
Bright, Alistair J.
Callaghan, Richard T
Curet, L. Antonio, 1960-
Hauser, Mark W.
Hofman, Corinne L
Hoogland, Menno L. P
Kelly, Kenneth G.
Knippenberg, Sebastiaan, 1970-
Newquist, Ingrid Marion
Rivera-Collazo, Isabel C
Rodríguez Ramos, Reniel.
Samson, Alice Victoria Maud, 1977-
Siegel, Peter E.
Williamson, Christian
ISBN 0817385371 (electronic bk.)
9780817385378 (electronic bk.)