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Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos IslandsA Legacy of Human Occupation$
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Peter W. Stahl, Fernando J. Astudillo, Ross W. Jamieson, Diego Quiroga, and Florencio Delgado

Print publication date: 2020

Print ISBN-13: 9780813066271

Published to Florida Scholarship Online: September 2020

DOI: 10.5744/florida/9780813066271.001.0001

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Historical Ecology and Archaeology in the Galápagos Islands

Peter W. Stahl

Fernando J. Astudillo

Ross W. Jamieson

Diego Quiroga

Florencio Delgado

University Press of Florida

This chapter describes archaeological investigations of the historic Hacienda El Progreso. Excavation areas, phytolith sampling columns, and preserved infrastructure from the hacienda’s buildings and sugar mill are described and contextualized. Zooarchaeological and archaeobotanical identifications and analyses are described as they pertain to agriculture, sugar production, cattle ranching, animal exploitation, exportation, and landscape transformation. Historic and modern landscape transformations are visually presented through time via repeat photography.

Keywords:   Hacienda El Progreso, Sugar Production, Cattle Ranching, Agriculture, Archaeology, Zooarchaeological, Archaeobotanical, Landscape, Excavation, Repeat Photography

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