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Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba, examines the interactions between indigenous peoples and European invaders in the Caribbean and the way in which domination ... More


Indians in Cuba: From Pre-Columbian Villages to the Colonial World

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

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/9781683400028.003.0012
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Traditional Cuban historiography has developed a model of the island’s past which tends to minimize the indigenous presence and interpret it as an exclusively pre-Columbian matter. It made claims of ... More


From Contact to the Colonial Situation

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0002
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Cultural contact is discussed as a perspective that can hide the colonial essence inherent in the processes of interaction between indigenous societies of the American continent and Europeans. The ... More


An Indian Town in Times of the Encomienda

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0008
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 8 interprets the results of diverse lines of evidence. The demographic differences and mortuary behavior between locals and non-locals, the ethnic composition of the burial population, the ... More


Summary and Conclusions

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

in Archaeology of Early Colonial Interaction at El Chorro de Maíta, Cuba

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780813061566
eISBN:
9780813051499
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813061566.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

Chapter 9 summarizes the information presented in the previous chapters. It concludes that El Chorro de Maíta in its final existence was a town of Indian encomendados inserted into the regional ... More


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