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Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean
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Cuban Archaeology in the Caribbean

Ivan Roksandic

Abstract

Cuba is not only the largest island of the Caribbean but also the most centrally located one, as it is accessible from the mainland by different routes and was therefore subject to several waves of migration. The history of the early colonization of this island—and of the Greater Antilles in general—is extremely complex. The research initiatives presented in this book strive to solve some of the main problems in understanding that complexity, and to give answers to key questions regarding the patterns of successive migrations and colonization of the island, the patterns of interaction between ... More

Keywords: Cuba, Caribbean, Greater Antilles, Migration, Colonization

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2016 Print ISBN-13: 9781683400028
Published to University Press Scholarship Online: May 2017 DOI:10.5744/florida/9781683400028.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Ivan Roksandic, editor
University of Winnipeg

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Front Matter

Introduction

Ivan Roksandic

2 An Archaeological Overview of the Caribbean Coast of Nicaragua

SagrArio Balladares Navarro and Leonardo Lechado Ríos

4 Diagnosis of the Processing Methods of Starch-Rich Foods in Archaeological Artifacts

Roberto Rodríguez Suárez, Jorge Ezra Cruz Palma, and Guillermo Acosta Ochoa

6 Communities in Contact

DarLene A. Weston and Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

8 Isotopic Evidence of Variations in Subsistence Strategies and Food Consumption Patterns among “Fisher-Gatherer” Populations of Western Cuba

Yadira Chinique de Armas, Mirjana Roksandic, Roberto Rodríguez Suárez, David G. Smith, and William M. Buhay

11 Indians in Cuba

Roberto Valcárcel Rojas

12 Los Indios de Campeche

Jason M. Yaremko