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Title Beyond the blockade : new currents in Cuban archaeology / edited by Susan Kepecs, L. Antonio Curet, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo ; chapters by Cuban authors translated from Spanish by Susan Kepecs
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (ix, 206 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory.
Contents Introduction : new currents in Cuban archaeology / Susan Kepecs and L. Antonio Curet -- Prologue : homage to Dr. Betty Meggers / Lourdes Domínguez -- Cuba and Florida : entwined histories of historical archaeologies / Kathleen Deagan -- La Loma del Convento : its centrality to current issues in Cuban archaeology / Vernon James Knight, Jr. -- New early tradition stone tool industries in Cuba / Lorenzo Morales Santos -- Investigations at Laguna de Limones : suggestions for a change in the theoretical direction of Cuban archaeology / Daniel Torres Etayo -- Recent archaeological fieldwork from the region around Los Buchillones : an indigenous site on the north-central Cuban coast / Jago Cooper, Roberto Valcarcel Rojas, and Jorge Calvera -- Turey treasure in the Caribbean : brass and Indo-Hispanic contact at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba / Roberto Valcárcel Rojas, Marcos Martinón-Torres, Jago Cooper, and Thilo Rehren -- The archaeology of escaped slaves : utensils for resistance / Gabino La Rosa Corzo -- Built patrimony and historical archaeology : problematic relations in working with the past / Iosvany Hernández Mora
Summary This innovative volume builds on dialogues opened in recent years between Cuban archaeologists, whose work has long been carried out behind closed doors, and their international colleagues. The chapters included herein span a wide range of subjects across the full chronological spectrum. Most were written by emerging Cuban professionals who are breaking new ground; a few were penned by long-time leaders in the field. Issues addressed by the 17 contributors represented in this collection include the long-term cultural and intellectual links between Florida and Cuba, which
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Archaeology and history -- Cuba.
Archaeology and history -- Florida.
Archaeology -- Research -- Cuba.
Ethnoarchaeology -- Cuba.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Cuba.
Heritage tourism -- Cuba.
Cuba -- Antiquities.
Cuba -- History.
Cuba -- Relations -- Florida.
Florida -- Relations -- Cuba.
Genre/Form Aufsatzsammlung
Form Electronic book
Author Curet, L. Antonio, 1960-
Kepecs, Susan, 1946-
La Rosa Corzo, Gabino.
LC no. 2010017775
ISBN 0817384928 (electronic bk.)
9780817384920 (electronic bk.)