“A varied and thorough encyclopedia of phrases, locations, humans, and matters correct to Caribbean archaeology, earlier and present.”—Todd J. Braje, writer of Modern Oceans, old Sites

 

“Spanning the Bahamas within the north to Trinidad and Tobago within the south, this booklet permits readers a vantage aspect of comparative research in which to reach at their person interpretations of arguable topics. An exceptional feat in Caribbean historiography.”—Keith Tinker, writer of The Migration of Peoples from the Caribbean to the Bahamas

 

Encyclopedia of Caribbean Archaeology deals a complete evaluation of the to be had archaeological learn performed within the region.

Beginning with the earliest local migrations and relocating via modern problems with background administration, the individuals take on the standard questions of colonization, model, and evolution whereas embracing more recent learn recommendations, similar to geoinformatics, archaeometry, paleodemography, DNA research, and seafaring simulations. Entries are cross-referenced so readers can successfully entry info on various similar topics.

The creation contains a survey of some of the archaeological sessions within the Caribbean, in addition to a dialogue of the region’s geography, weather, topography, and oceanography. It additionally bargains an easy-to-read overview of the ancient archaeology, delivering a greater knowing of the cultural contexts of the Caribbean that resulted from the convergence of eu, local American, African, after which Asian settlers.

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