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British Forts and Their Communities: Archaeological and Historical Perspectives

Christopher R. DeCorse and Zachary J. M. Beier


British Forts and Their Communities is about the diverse communities associated with English and British forts of the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. While forts and fortifications have received a great deal of attention from both historians and archaeologists, research has often focused on their military roles. These iconic edifices were, however, places where an array of people of diverse ethnicities and backgrounds met and interacted. Bringing together case studies of fort communities from throughout the British Empire, this volume examines the complex histories of fort s ... More

Keywords: Military, Fort, British Empire, Colonialism, Modernity

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2018 Print ISBN-13: 9780813056753
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2018 DOI:10.5744/florida/9780813056753.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Christopher R. DeCorse, editor
Syracuse University

Zachary J. M. Beier, editor
University of the West Indies at Mona, Jamaica

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