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Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Lynsey Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle


All parts of the Caribbean were shaped by similar forces, including race-based chattel slavery, sugar, capitalism, and the tropical and sometimes deadly natural environment. Within these commonalities, however, is also a great deal of diversity. Large sugar plantations populated by hundreds of enslaved Africans rightfully receive a great deal of attention from archaeologists, historians, and the public. The authors in this volume, however, use innovative techniques and perspectives to reveal the stories of places and times where the rules of this system did not always apply. Collectively, the ... More

Keywords: Caribbean landscapes, marginal spaces, postemancipation communities

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400035
Published to Florida Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400035.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Lynsey Bates, editor
Thomas Jefferson Foundation

John M. Chenoweth, editor

James A. Delle, editor

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