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Title Out of many, one people [electronic resource] : the historical archaeology of colonial Jamaica / edited by James A. Delle, Mark W. Hauser, and Douglas V. Armstrong.

Imprint Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, 2011.


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 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description x, 332 p. : ill.
Series Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Historical archaeology in Jamaica / Mark W. Hauser, James A. Delle, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- pt. 1. The archaeology of the early colonial period -- Feudalism or agrarian capitalism? : the archaeology of the early sixteenth-century Spanish sugar industry / Robyn P. Woodward -- Port Royal and Jamaica : wrought-iron hand tools recovered as archaeological evidence and the material culture mentioned in probate inventories ca. 1692 / Marianne Franklin -- Evidence for Port Royal's British colonial merchant class as reflected in the New Street Tavern Site assemblage / Maureen J. Brown -- pt. 2. The archaeology of the plantation system -- Reflections on Seville : rediscovering the African Jamaican settlements at Seville Plantation, St. Ann's Bay / Douglas V. Armstrong -- Maritime connections in a plantation economy : archaeological investigations of a colonial sloop in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica / Gregory D. Cook and Amy Rubenstein-Gottschamer -- The habitus of Jamaican plantation landscapes / James A. Delle -- Excavating the roots of resistance : the significance of Maroons in Jamaican archaeology / Candice Goucher and Kofi Agorsah -- pt. 3. The archaeology of Jamaican society -- Of earth and clay : locating colonial economies and local ceramics / Mark W. Hauser -- Household market activities among early nineteenth-century Jamaican slaves : an archaeological case study from two slave settlements / Matthew Reeves -- Assessing the impacts of time, agricultural cycles, and demography on the consumer activities of enslaved men and women in eighteenth-century Jamaica and Virginia / Jillian E. Galle-- Identity and opportunity in post-slavery Jamaica / Kenneth G. Kelly, Mark W. Hauser, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- Epilogue: Explorations in Jamaican historical archaeology / Douglas V. Armstrong.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Archaeology and history -- Jamaica.
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jamaica.
Historic sites -- Jamaica.
Material culture -- Jamaica -- History.
Plantation life -- Jamaica -- History.
Slaves -- Jamaica -- Social life and customs.
Jamaica -- Antiquities.
Jamaica -- History, Local.
Jamaica -- Social life and customs.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Delle, James A.
Hauser, Mark W.
Armstrong, Douglas V.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780817356484 (paper alk. paper)
9780817385309 (e-book)

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