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An archaeology and history of a Caribbean sugar plantation on Antigua

Author: Georgia Lynne Fox
Publisher: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2020]
Series: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This volume uses archaeological and historical evidence to reconstruct daily life at Betty's Hope plantation on the island of Antigua, one of the largest sugar plantations in the Caribbean. It demonstrates the rich information that multidisciplinary studies can provide about the effects of sugarcane agriculture on the region and its people"--
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Genre/Form: History
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An archaeology and history of a caribbean sugar plantation on antigua
Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 2020.
(DLC) 2019031039
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Georgia Lynne Fox
ISBN: 9781683401285 168340128X
OCLC Number: 1096346163
Description: xv, 317 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: Foreword / Charles E. Orser Jr. --
Part I. Introduction to Betty's Hope Plantation --
Introduction / Georgia L. Fox --
The Great House / Georgia L. Fox --
Reconstructing a History of Plantation Spaces at Betty's Hope / Cory Look --
Part II. Maintaining the Plantation --
Barbuda and the Provisioning of the Codrington Estates on Antigua / Jennifer L. Anderson --
Food Provisioning at Betty's Hope Plantation, 1780s-1850s / Genevieve Godbout --
Not Much Ado about Mollusks: Zooarchaeological Analysis of Mollusks at Betty's Hope Plantation in Antigua, West Indies / Alexis Ohman --
Part III. Cane Agriculture and Its Legacy --
Agriculture at Betty's Hope / Georgia L. Fox --
The Landscape Legacies of Sugar and Rum: An Historical-Ecological Perspective from Betty's Hope / Suzanna M. Pratt, E. Christian Wells, and Anthony R. Tricarico --
Part IV. Enslaved Life at Betty's Hope --
"Choicest of the Cargoe": Antigua, the Codringtons, and the Slave Trade, c. 1672-1808 / James F. Dator --
Enslaved Life at Betty's Hope / Georgia L. Fox --
Chemical Sourcing of Afro-Antiguan Wares from Betty's Hope Plantation: A Comparative Analysis / Benjamin C. Kirby --
Part V. Betty's Hope and Beyond --
"Primed with Flip and Toddy": The Globalized Material Culture of Rum Production at Betty's Hope / Charlotte Goudge --
Beyond the Plantation: The Codringtons, Betty's Hope, and the Defense of Antigua, 1670-1714 / Christopher K. Waters --
Part VI. Cultural Heritage Management at Betty's Hope --
The Restoration of the Betty's Hope North Windmill, Antigua, West Indies / Reginald Murphy --
A Scenic Route to Interpretation: The Betty's Hope Visitors Center Exhibition as Cultural Heritage Management / Amanda Kramp --
Using UAVs to Manage Archaeological Heritage: A Multi-Scale Analysis Approach / Erin Friedman, Cory Look, and Matthew Brown --
Afterword: Final Days at Betty's Hope / Georgia L. Fox
Series Title: Ripley P. Bullen series.
Responsibility: edited by Georgia L. Fox.

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