Current Perspectives on the Archaeology of African Slavery by Pedro Paulo A. Funari,Charles E. Orser Jr.

By Pedro Paulo A. Funari,Charles E. Orser Jr.

This edited quantity goals at exploring a so much correct yet a little overlooked topic in archaeological stories, particularly inside of Latin the USA: maroons and runaway settlements. Scholarship on runaways is easily verified and prolific in ethnology, anthropology and heritage, however it remains to be in its infancy in archaeology. A small physique of archaeological literature on maroons exists for different areas, yet no unmarried quantity discusses the topic extensive, together with assorted eras and geographical parts inside Latin American contexts. hence, a imperative target of the amount is to collect jointly probably the most lively, Latin American maroon archaeologists in one quantity. This quantity will therefore turn into a massive reference e-book at the topic and also will foster extra archaeology examine on maroon settlements. The creation and reviews by way of senior students supply a wide-ranging and accomplished research of runaway archaeology that may aid to point the worldwide significance of this research.

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