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French Colonial Archaeology in the Southeast and Caribbean

Kenneth G. Kelly and Meredith D. Hardy


The French colonial presence in the southern United States and Caribbean shaped the history and development of these regions in unique ways. These case studies analyze and assess the French impact throughout this area. Using studies from French colonial sites in Maryland, South Carolina, the Gulf Coast, the lower Mississippi Valley, the Caribbean, and French Guiana, the contributors seek to reveal how French colonial life was both different from and similar to that of Spanish and English settlements, how it influenced the character of the communities, and how French identity was maintained in ... More

Keywords: France, historical archaeology, colonization, Caribbean, Southeast United States, Louisiana, plantation

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2011 Print ISBN-13: 9780813036809
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2012 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813036809.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Kenneth G. Kelly, editor
University of South Carolina

Meredith D. Hardy, editor
National Park Service-Southeast Acheological Center

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