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Closing the Books (Cuentas y Quentas)

James A. Lewis

in The Spanish Convoy of 1750: Heaven's Hammer and International Diplomacy

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033587
eISBN:
9780813038629
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033587.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Significant portions of the surviving documentation concerning the 1750 flota are financial accounts. In Spanish, the word “account” can carry a narrative as well as a financial meaning. Indeed, ... More


Just Add Water: Domestic Water Reserves and Water-Storage Ceramics

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0003
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter identifies and analyzes the attributes of a new and different category of archaeological objects: water ceramics. These objects were used for the storage of water reserves in ... More


A Canari in the Kitchen: Creole Cooks, Foods, and Cuisine

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0004
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

In Guadeloupe, probate inventories make clear that Creole kitchens were workplaces for the slaves. While historical sources highlight the role of professional male chefs, this chapter shows that in ... More


The Creole Art of the Table

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0005
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Both at the sites and in the texts, tableware represented the largest sub-ensemble of objects. Sociability and hospitality were an intrinsic part of life in the colonies, and Guadeloupeans used this ... More


Conclusion

Myriam Arcangeli

in Sherds of History: Domestic Life in Colonial Guadeloupe

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780813060422
eISBN:
9780813050652
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060422.003.0007
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

The conclusion revisits the main findings of each chapter and each of the themes explored during the analysis of Guadeloupe's ceramic culture. This approach underlines the importance of domestic ... More


People, Plants, and Early Frontier Food

Gayle J. Fritz

in Fort San Juan and the Limits of Empire: Colonialism and Household Practice at the Berry Site

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061597
eISBN:
9780813051239
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061597.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Systematic flotation and analysis of samples from structures and pit features at the Berry site were conducted to ascertain what plant foods were consumed by soldiers living in the Spanish compound, ... More


Images of Ancestors: Identifying the Revered Dead in Moche Iconography

Erica Hill

in The Archaeology of Ancestors: Death, Memory, and Veneration

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813062518
eISBN:
9780813051154
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813062518.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter employs Moche art and iconography from northern Peru to suggest that women had a critical role in the transformation of sacrificial victims into offerings to the ancestral dead. Painted ... More


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