Honoring ancestors in sacred space the archaeology of an eighteenth-century African-Bahamian cemetery (Book, 2017) [WorldCat.org]
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Honoring ancestors in sacred space the archaeology of an eighteenth-century African-Bahamian cemetery

Author: Grace Turner
Publisher: Gainesville University of Florida Press 2017
Series: Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Introduction: basic assumptions -- An overview of Bahamian history in context -- African influence on 18th and 19th century cemeteries -- European influence on 18th and 19th century cemeteries -- St. Matthew's northern burial ground -- Bioarchaeological analysis of remains -- Interpretations of artifacts and ecofacts
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Named Person: Schwarze
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Grace Turner
ISBN: 9781683400202 1683400208
OCLC Number: 1002106079
Description: x, 180 Seiten Illustrationen
Series Title: Florida Museum of Natural History: Ripley P. Bullen series
Responsibility: Grace Turner

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Throughout life black Africans in the Bahamas possessed material items of various degrees of importance to them and within their culture. St. Matthews was a cemetery in Nassau at the water's edge -  Read more...

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