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Crafting the Body Beautiful: Performing Social Identity at Santa Isabel, Nicaragua

Geoffrey G. McCafferty and Sharisse D. McCafferty

in Mesoamerican Figurines: Small-Scale Indices of Large-Scale Social Phenomena

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033303
eISBN:
9780813039350
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033303.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In agency-based archaeology, a theoretical trend fosters a great interest in how the human body serves as a venue for negotiating and expressing social identity. Archaeological evidence may thus be ... More


Cacaoc in Greater Nicoya: Ethnohistory and a Unique Tradition

Larry Steinbrenner

in Chocolate in Mesoamerica: A Cultural History of Cacao

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813029535
eISBN:
9780813039503
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813029535.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

In the first few decades after the Spanish conquest, cacaos was one of the most valued commodities produced by the lower Central American colonies along the Greater Nicoya region. The Greater Nicoya ... More


The Role of the Nicaraguan Rise in the Early Peopling of the Greater Antilles

van Roksandic

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 1 resurrects the hypothesis, supported by several studies conducted in different spheres of academic research (archaeology; ancient DNA study; toponomastics; physical anthropology), about the ... More


An Archaeological Overview of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua

SagrArio Balladares Navarro and Leonardo Lechado Ríos

in Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400028
eISBN:
9781683400257
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400028.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Nicaragua's Caribbean coast is one of the archaeologically least known regions in the Circum-Caribbean. The first archaeological data obtained there were produced only in the nineteen-seventies in ... More


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