Out of Many, One People: The Historical Archaeology of by James A. Delle,Mark W. Hauser,Douglas V. Armstrong,Ainsley

By James A. Delle,Mark W. Hauser,Douglas V. Armstrong,Ainsley Henriques,Robyn Woodward,Marianne Franklin,Maureen Jeanette Brown,Gregory D. Cook,Amy L. Rubenstein-Gottschamer,Candice Goucher,E. Kofi Agorsah,Matthew Reeves,Jillian E. Galle,Kenneth G. Kelly


As a resource of colonial wealth and a crucible for international tradition, Jamaica has had a profound influence at the formation of the fashionable international approach. From the island's fiscal and army significance to the colonial empires it has hosted and the multitude of how during which diversified humans from assorted components of the area have coexisted in and reacted opposed to platforms of inequality, Jamaica has lengthy been an immense concentration of archaeological reviews of the colonial period.


This quantity assembles for the 1st time the result of approximately 3 a long time of historic archaeology in Jamaica. students current examine on maritime and terrestrial archaeological websites, addressing matters similar to: the early Spanish interval at Seville l. a. Nueva; the improvement of the 1st significant British payment at Port Royal; the complexities of the sugar and low plantation method, and the stipulations ahead of, and following, the abolition of slavery in Jamaica. the typical lifetime of African Jamaican humans is tested through targeting the improvement of Jamaica's inner advertising process, client habit between enslaved humans, iron-working and ceramic-making traditions, and the improvement of a sovereign Maroon society at Nanny Town.


Out of Many, One People paints a posh and interesting photo of existence in colonial Jamaica, and demonstrates how archaeology has contributed to background maintenance at the island.

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