The Earliest Inhabitants: The Dynamics of the Jamaican Taíno
University of the West Indies Press, 2006 - History - 215 pages
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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The Exploitation and Transformation of Jamaicas
Assessment and Excavation of Taino Sites
The Taino Settlement of the Kingston Area
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analysis Ann C.S. Cotter Arawak archaeological artefacts Bellevue bivalves bones bowls burial C.B. Lewis Caribbean cassava Cave celts cent ceramic Chancery Hall charcoal Clarendon collection crab Cuba culture decoration Duerden endemic excavations faunal Figure fish fragments gastropods Greater Antilles Green Castle greenstone Hill Hispaniola Howard Indian Institute of Jamaica island Jamaica National Heritage Jamaican archaeology Jamaican Taino JNHT Kingston Area Lechler limestone Long Mountain marine material Medhurst Meillacan midden molluscs Montego Bay National Heritage Trust Ostionan Ostionoid petroglyphs plants pottery pre-Columbian radiocarbon dates recovered Redware remains rocks Rodney's House Rouse sample Sevilla la Nueva shell Society of Jamaica south coast Spanish species St Andrew St Ann St Ann C.S. St Catherine St Elizabeth St James St Mary style Table Taino sites Tamo terrestrial test pit tion University of Leicester Vanderwal vessels West Indies Westmoreland White Marl wooden zemis zemis