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By Corinne L. Hofman,Menno L. P. Hoogland,Annelou L. van Gijn,Hylke de Jong,William F. Keegan,Gareth R. Davies,Harold J. Kelly,Lee A. Newsom,Roberto Valcarcel Rojas,Christy de Mille,Benoit Berard,Mathijs A. Booden,Iris Briels,Jago Cooper,Fernando Luna Calder

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ISBN-13: 9780817315856

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Explores the applying of a chosen variety of newly rising equipment and techniques.

 

During the earlier few a long time, Caribbean students on each side of the Atlantic have more and more constructed and hired new tools and strategies for the learn of archaeological fabrics. the purpose of previous learn within the Caribbean was once mostly to outline typologies at the foundation of pottery and lithic assemblages resulting in the institution of chronological charts for the quarter, and it was once now not till the Eighties that using technological and useful analyses of artifacts grew to become common. The Nineties observed a veritable growth during this box, introducing leading edge tools and strategies for reading artifacts and human skeletal is still. cutting edge methods incorporated microscopic use-wear research, starch residue and phytolith research, strong isotope research, experimental learn, ethnoarchaeological reviews, geochemical analyses, and DNA studies. 

 

The goal of this quantity is to explain new tools and strategies within the examine of archaeological fabrics from the Caribbean and to evaluate attainable avenues of mutual gain and integration. Exploring the benefits and drawbacks within the software of a chosen variety of newly rising equipment and methods, each one of those ways is illustrated by means of a case study. These reports benefited from a various array of expertise and the foreign history of the researchers from Canada, the Netherlands, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Martinique, Italy, Mexico, Dominican Republic, England, and the USA who're crucial individuals of the archaeological neighborhood of the Caribbean. A historical past to the research of archaeological fabrics within the Caribbean because the Thirties is equipped with a view to contextualize the most recent advancements during this field.   

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Benoît Bérard, Mathijs Booden, Iris Briels, Jago Cooper, Alfredo Coppa, Andrea Cucina, Gareth Davies ,Hylke de Jong, Christy de Mille, Corinne L. Hofman, Menno L. P. Hoogland, Charlene Dixon Hutcheson, Daan Isendoorn, Loe Jacobs, William F. Keegan, Harold J. Kelly, Sebastiaan Knippenberg, Yvonne M. J. Lammers-Keijsers,Fernando Luna Calderón, Marcos Martinón-Torres, Lee A. Newsom, Channah Nieuwenhuis José R. Oliver,Jaime R. Pagán Jiménez, Raphaël G. A. M. Panhuysen, Roberto Rodríguez Suárez, Glenis Tavarez María, Michael Turney, Roberto Valcárcel Rojas, Annelou L. van Gijn,Rita Vargiu,Tamara Varney, Johannes Zijlstra

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Crossing the Borders: New Methods and Techniques in the Study of Archaeology Materials from the Caribbean (Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory) by Corinne L. Hofman,Menno L. P. Hoogland,Annelou L. van Gijn,Hylke de Jong,William F. Keegan,Gareth R. Davies,Harold J. Kelly,Lee A. Newsom,Roberto Valcarcel Rojas,Christy de Mille,Benoit Berard,Mathijs A. Booden,Iris Briels,Jago Cooper,Fernando Luna Calder


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