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Digging Miami

Robert S. Carr

Abstract

Digging Miami is the first book to provide a synthesis of the prehistoric and historic archaeology of Miami-Dade County. The book presents new information gleaned from thirty years of often exciting and unanticipated discoveries during Miami's construction boom. The first chapter summarizes the history of archaeological research beginning with the investigations of Jeffrey Wyman on the Miami River in 1869 and brings the reader to the discoveries of Florida's first county archaeologist. Most of the book is organized chronologically beginning in chapter 2 with the discovery of extinct fossil bon ... More

Keywords: Miami-Dade County, prehistoric archaeology, Tequesta, Everglades, historic archaeology, Seminoles, Miami, Spanish contact, Bahamian legacy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2012 Print ISBN-13: 9780813042060
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: January 2013 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813042060.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Robert S. Carr, author