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Aftermath and Transformation

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0011
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the aftermath and transformation of colonial design represented by La Isabela. The alterations to the original colonial design represented by La Isabela were largely provoked ... More


Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.001.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This book presents detailed technical documentation of the authors' ten-year archaeological excavation of La Isabela, America's first colony. The artifacts and material remains of the town offer rich ... More


Artisans and Craftsmen at La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0010
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses artisans and craftsmen at La Isabela. Representatives of all the essential trades accompanied the expedition to La Isabela, including stonemasons, lime and charcoal burners, ... More


Columbus and La Isabela

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0001
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter describes the establishment of La Isabela by Christopher Columbus during his second voyage to America. La Isabela has captured the imagination of archaeologists and historians for ... More


Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

In 1493, Christopher Columbus led a fleet of 17 ships and more than 1200 men to found a royal trading colony in America. Columbus had high hopes for his settlement, which he named La Isabela after ... More


Excavations at El Castillo

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0004
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter reviews excavations being carried out at El Castillo. By 1987, La Isabela–El Castillo was a badly damaged site, located in an underdeveloped rural community poised on the brink of a ... More


The Geographical and Cultural Landscape of Columbus's Colony

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the geographical and cultural landscape of La Isabela. The Bay of Isabela is exceptionally lovely but it is not well protected. It is open to the south and west and is ... More


The Hand of Vandals and the Tooth of Time: La Isabela, 1500–1987

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0005
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter describes La Isabela, and how it was known and used intermittently by smugglers, woodcutters, fishermen, pig hunters, sailors, Columbus researchers, and treasure hunters for nearly five ... More


“Hell in Hispaniola”: La Isabela, 1493–1498

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Columbus's Outpost among the Tainos: Spain and America at La Isabela, 1493-1498

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090406
eISBN:
9780300133899
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090406.003.0004
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This chapter discusses the journey of Columbus's second fleet from La Navidad to La Isabela. Sailing eastward along the north coast of Hispaniola, the westerly trade winds made the journey tortuous. ... More


La Isabela's Building

Kathleen Deagan and José María Cruxent

in Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300090413
eISBN:
9780300133912
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300090413.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter discusses the various aspects of the Isabela's buildings, which are the only surviving remnants of fifteenth-century European architecture in the Americas, and reflect the traditions and ... More


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