Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town by Ms. Kathleen Deagan

By Ms. Kathleen Deagan

during this quantity, Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent current specific technical documentation in their ten-year archaeological excavation of los angeles Isabela, America's first colony. The artefacts and fabric is still of the city provide wealthy fabric for comparative learn into Euro-American cultural and fabric improvement in the course of the an important transition from the medieval period to the Renaissance. The interval whilst l. a. Isabela was once in life witnessed nice innovation and alter in lots of parts of expertise. The archaeological proof of los angeles Isabela's structure, weaponry, numismatics, pottery and metallurgy will be accurately dated, assisting to chart the series of this variation and revealing a lot that's new approximately overdue medieval know-how. The authors' archaeological study additionally offers a starting place for his or her insights into the explanations for the loss of life of los angeles Isabela.

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