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Out of many, one people [electronic resource] : the historical archaeology of colonial Jamaica / edited by James A. Delle, Mark W. Hauser, and Douglas Armstrong.

Contributor(s): Delle, James A | Hauser, Mark W | Armstrong, Douglas V.
Material type: TextTextSeries: Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory: Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, c2011Description: 1 online resource (x, 332 p.) : ill., maps.ISBN: 9780817385309 (electronic bk.); 0817385304 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Jamaica -- Antiquities | Archaeology and history -- Jamaica | Excavations (Archaeology) -- Jamaica | Historic sites -- Jamaica | Jamaica -- History, Local | Material culture -- Jamaica -- History | Plantation life -- Jamaica -- History | Slaves -- Jamaica -- Social life and customs | Jamaica -- Social life and customs | HISTORY / Caribbean & West Indies / GeneralGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Out of many, one people.DDC classification: 972.92 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction: Historical archaeology in Jamaica / Mark W. Hauser, James A. Delle, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- The archaeology of the early colonial period -- Feudalism or agrarian capitalism? : the archaeology of the early sixteenth-century Spanish sugar industry / Robyn P. Woodward -- Port Royal and Jamaica : wrought-iron hand tools recovered as archaeological evidence and the material culture mentioned in probate inventories ca. 1692 / Marianne Franklin -- Evidence for Port Royal's British colonial merchant class as reflected in the New Street Tavern Site assemblage / Maureen J. Brown -- The archaeology of the plantation system -- Reflections on Seville : rediscovering the African Jamaican settlements at Seville Plantation, St. Ann's Bay / Douglas V. Armstrong -- Maritime connections in a plantation economy : archaeological investigations of a colonial sloop in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica / Gregory D. Cook and Amy Rubenstein-Gottschamer -- The habitus of Jamaican plantation landscapes / James A. Delle -- Excavating the roots of resistance : the significance of Maroons in Jamaican archaeology / Candice Goucher and Kofi Agorsah -- The archaeology of Jamaican society -- Of earth and clay : locating colonial economies and local ceramics / Mark W. Hauser -- Household market activities among early nineteenth-century Jamaican slaves : an archaeological case study from two slave settlements / Matthew Reeves -- Assessing the impacts of time, agricultural cycles, and demography on the consumer activities of enslaved men and women in eighteenth-century Jamaica and Virginia / Jillian E. Galle -- Identity and opportunity in post-slavery Jamaica / Kenneth G. Kelly, Mark W. Hauser, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- Epilogue: Explorations in Jamaican historical archaeology / Douglas V. Armstrong.
Summary: As a source of colonial wealth and a crucible for global culture, Jamaica has had a profound impact on the formation of the modern world system. From the island's economic and military importance to the colonial empires it has hosted and the multitude of ways in which diverse people from varied parts of the world have coexisted in and reacted against systems of inequality, Jamaica has long been a major focus of archaeological studies of the colonial period. �� This volume assembles for the first time the results of nearly three decades of historical archaeology in Jamaica. Scholars present re.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction: Historical archaeology in Jamaica / Mark W. Hauser, James A. Delle, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- pt. 1. The archaeology of the early colonial period -- Feudalism or agrarian capitalism? : the archaeology of the early sixteenth-century Spanish sugar industry / Robyn P. Woodward -- Port Royal and Jamaica : wrought-iron hand tools recovered as archaeological evidence and the material culture mentioned in probate inventories ca. 1692 / Marianne Franklin -- Evidence for Port Royal's British colonial merchant class as reflected in the New Street Tavern Site assemblage / Maureen J. Brown -- pt. 2. The archaeology of the plantation system -- Reflections on Seville : rediscovering the African Jamaican settlements at Seville Plantation, St. Ann's Bay / Douglas V. Armstrong -- Maritime connections in a plantation economy : archaeological investigations of a colonial sloop in St. Ann's Bay, Jamaica / Gregory D. Cook and Amy Rubenstein-Gottschamer -- The habitus of Jamaican plantation landscapes / James A. Delle -- Excavating the roots of resistance : the significance of Maroons in Jamaican archaeology / Candice Goucher and Kofi Agorsah -- pt. 3. The archaeology of Jamaican society -- Of earth and clay : locating colonial economies and local ceramics / Mark W. Hauser -- Household market activities among early nineteenth-century Jamaican slaves : an archaeological case study from two slave settlements / Matthew Reeves -- Assessing the impacts of time, agricultural cycles, and demography on the consumer activities of enslaved men and women in eighteenth-century Jamaica and Virginia / Jillian E. Galle -- Identity and opportunity in post-slavery Jamaica / Kenneth G. Kelly, Mark W. Hauser, and Douglas V. Armstrong -- Epilogue: Explorations in Jamaican historical archaeology / Douglas V. Armstrong.

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As a source of colonial wealth and a crucible for global culture, Jamaica has had a profound impact on the formation of the modern world system. From the island's economic and military importance to the colonial empires it has hosted and the multitude of ways in which diverse people from varied parts of the world have coexisted in and reacted against systems of inequality, Jamaica has long been a major focus of archaeological studies of the colonial period. �� This volume assembles for the first time the results of nearly three decades of historical archaeology in Jamaica. Scholars present re.

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