Ancient Borinquen: Archaeology and Ethnohistory of Native by Peter E. Siegel,Peter G. Roe,Joshua M. Torres,John G. PDF

By Peter E. Siegel,Peter G. Roe,Joshua M. Torres,John G. Jones,Lee A. Newsom,Deborah M. Pearsall,Jeffrey B. Walker,Susan D. deFrance,Karen F. Anderson-Córdova,Anne V. Stokes,Daniel P. Wagner

Native American cultures of Puerto Rico sooner than the coming of the Spanish in 1493.

A publication at the prehistory of a latest geopolitical entity is artificial. It is not going that prehistoric occupants famous an analogous limitations and replied to a similar political forces that operated within the formation of present countries, states, or cities. Yet, archaeologists usually have produced such volumes they usually commonly characterize anchors for ongoing examine in a particular area, hence the island of Puerto Rico, its instant associates, and the broader Caribbean basin.  

To various levels, this paintings addresses concerns and attracts info from past the bounds of Puerto Rico simply because in prehistoric occasions the water among islands most likely was once now not considered as a boundary in our smooth experience of the time period. the previous couple of many years have witnessed a progress of severe archaeological examine at the island, from fabric tradition within the type of lithics, ceramics, and rock artwork; to dietary, structure, and environmental reviews; to rituals and social styles; to the aftermath of Conquest.  

Ancient Borinquen offers a entire review of contemporary pondering, new information, syntheses, and insights into present Puerto Rican archaeology, and it displays and illuminates comparable matters somewhere else within the West Indies, lowland South the USA, and important America.

 

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