The earliest inhabitants: the dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno

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University of the West Indies Press, Jul 1, 2006 - History - 215 pages
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This book highlights the variety of research conducted on the island's prehistoric sites and artefacts. The text is a compilation of thirteen articles, five of which have been previously published but not widely available. The remaining eight new articles are based on archaeological research within the last five years. The book will appeal to a wide audience of archaeologists, historians, students of archaeology and anyone interested in Jamaica's history.

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Contents

The Exploitation and Transformation of Jamaicas
7
Assessment and Excavation of Taino Sites
13
The Taino Settlement of the Kingston Area
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Lesley-Gail Atkinson is an archaeologist with the Jamaica National Heritage Trust, Port Royal and Kingston, Jamaica.

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