Amotopoan Trails

A recent archaeology of Trio movements

Jimmy Mans | 2012

In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the…



The End Of Our Fifth Decade

Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2012

In 2012 it was 50 years ago that the initial independent core of the Faculty of Archaeology was founded. On the occasion of this 50th anniversary the Board of the Faculty of Archaeology has asked…



Communities in Contact

Essays in archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography of the Amerindian circum-Caribbean

Edited by Corinne L. Hofman & Anne van Duijvenbode | 2011

Communities in Contact represents the outcome of the fourth international Leiden in the Caribbean congress entitled From Prehistory to Ethnography in the circum-Caribbean. The contributions included in this volume cover a wide range of topics…



Blood is thicker than water

Amerindian intra- and inter-insular relationships and social organization in the pre-Colonial Windward Islands

Alistair J. Bright | 2011

This study represents a contribution to the pre-Colonial archaeology of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean. The research aimed to determine how the Ceramic Age (ca. 400 BC – AD 1492) Amerindian inhabitants of the…



Renewing the house

Trajectories of social life in the yucayeque (community) of El Cabo, Higüey, Dominican Republic, AD 800 to 1504

Alice V.M. Samson | 2010

This study is a contribution to the household archaeology of the Caribbean. The aim of the research was to come to a material definition of the precolonial house, rather than rely on the few, short,…



Teeth Tell Tales

Dental wear as evidence for cultural practices at Anse a la Gourde and Tutu

Hayley L. Mickleburgh | 2008

Similar to the osteological study of prehistoric human remains, the study of human dental wear has been proven to afford a wealth of information on human cultural practices. This study is aimed at recording and…



Costly Giving, Giving Guaízas

Towards an organic model of the exchange of social valuables in the Late Ceramic Age Caribbean

Angus A.A. Mol | 2007

An Archaeology of Exchange is primarily an archaeology of human sociality and anti-sociality. Nevertheless, archaeological studies of exchange are numerous and varied, and archaeologists do not always approach exchange as a social mechanism, concentrating rather…



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Amotopoan Trails

A recent archaeology of Trio movements

Jimmy Mans | 2012

In this book the concept of mobility is explored for the archaeology of the Amazonian and Caribbean region. As a result of technological and methodological progress in archaeology, mobility has become increasingly visible on the…



The End Of Our Fifth Decade

Edited by Corrie Bakels & Hans Kamermans | 2012

In 2012 it was 50 years ago that the initial independent core of the Faculty of Archaeology was founded. On the occasion of this 50th anniversary the Board of the Faculty of Archaeology has asked…



Communities in Contact

Essays in archaeology, ethnohistory and ethnography of the Amerindian circum-Caribbean

Edited by Corinne L. Hofman & Anne van Duijvenbode | 2011

Communities in Contact represents the outcome of the fourth international Leiden in the Caribbean congress entitled From Prehistory to Ethnography in the circum-Caribbean. The contributions included in this volume cover a wide range of topics…



Blood is thicker than water

Amerindian intra- and inter-insular relationships and social organization in the pre-Colonial Windward Islands

Alistair J. Bright | 2011

This study represents a contribution to the pre-Colonial archaeology of the Windward Islands in the Caribbean. The research aimed to determine how the Ceramic Age (ca. 400 BC – AD 1492) Amerindian inhabitants of the…



Renewing the house

Trajectories of social life in the yucayeque (community) of El Cabo, Higüey, Dominican Republic, AD 800 to 1504

Alice V.M. Samson | 2010

This study is a contribution to the household archaeology of the Caribbean. The aim of the research was to come to a material definition of the precolonial house, rather than rely on the few, short,…



Teeth Tell Tales

Dental wear as evidence for cultural practices at Anse a la Gourde and Tutu

Hayley L. Mickleburgh | 2008

Similar to the osteological study of prehistoric human remains, the study of human dental wear has been proven to afford a wealth of information on human cultural practices. This study is aimed at recording and…



Costly Giving, Giving Guaízas

Towards an organic model of the exchange of social valuables in the Late Ceramic Age Caribbean

Angus A.A. Mol | 2007

An Archaeology of Exchange is primarily an archaeology of human sociality and anti-sociality. Nevertheless, archaeological studies of exchange are numerous and varied, and archaeologists do not always approach exchange as a social mechanism, concentrating rather…






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