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Archaeologies of slavery and freedom in the Caribbean : exploring the spaces in between

Author: Lynsey A Bates; John M Chenoweth; James A Delle
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, ©2016.
Series: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Caribbean plantations and the forces that shaped them - slavery, sugar, capitalism, and the tropical, sometimes deadly environment - have been studied extensively. This volume turns the focus to the  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Lynsey A Bates; John M Chenoweth; James A Delle
ISBN: 9781683400035 1683400038
OCLC Number: 974429661
Description: 1 v. (IX-358 p.) : illustrations, cartes, couv. illustrations en coul. ; 25 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Caribbean spaces in between / John M. Chenoweth, James A. Delle, and Lynsey A. Bates --
Part 1: The spaces between and within. The role of caves and gullies in escape, mobility, and the creation of community networks among enslaved peoples of Barbados / Frederick H. Smith and Hayden F. Bassett ; "Poor whites" on the peripheries : "poor white" and Afro-Barbadian interaction on the plantation / Matthew C. Reilly ; Provisioning and marketing : surplus and access on Jamaican sugar estates / Lynsey A. Bates ; Life beyond the village : field houses and liminal space on a Jamaican coffee plantation / James A. Delle ; Beyond sugar : plantation landscapes and the rise of a free black population on St. Lucia / Jane I. Seiter ; Surveying a long-term settlement on Potato Hill, Montserrat / Krysta Ryzewski and John F. Cherry --
Part 2: Transition and postemancipation spaces. Dimensions of space and identity in an emancipation-era village : analysis of material culture and site abandonment at Morgan's Village, Nevis, West Indies / Marco Meniketti ; African Moravian burial sites on St. John and Barbados : a comparison of spaces within lived experiences and social transformations from slavery to freedom / Helen C. Blouet ; The archaeology of a postemancipation smallholder in the British Virgin Islands / John M. Chenoweth ; Postemancipation shifts : land, labor, and freedom on the Bois Cotlette Estate, Dominica, after 1838 / Khadene K. Harris ; Military material life in the British Caribbean : historical archaeology of Fort Rocky, Kingston Harbor, Jamaica (ca. 1880-1945) / Stephan T. Lenik and Zachary J.M. Beier ; Double consciousness and an African American enclave : being Black and American on Hispañiola / Kristen R. Fellows --
Conclusion: Minding the gaps in the diasporic web / Laurie A. Wilkie
Series Title: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Responsibility: edited by Lynsey A. Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle.


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"We are reminded that the Caribbean was a more complicated place than we usually imagine."-Kenneth G. Kelly, coeditor of French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

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