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African Moravian Burial Sites on St. John and Barbados: A Comparison of Spaces within Lived Experiences and Social Transformations from Slavery to Freedom

Helen C. Blouet

in Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean: Exploring the Spaces in Between

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781683400035
eISBN:
9781683400264
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683400035.003.0009
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This study investigates Barbados’s eighteenth- and nineteenth-century Moravian Christian burial sites to highlight processes of community building and culture change within mortuary contexts linked ... More


Landscapes of Ancestors: The Structuring of Space around Iron Age Funerary Monuments in Central Europe

Matthew L. Murray

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/9780813062518.003.0006
Subject:
Archaeology, Historical Archaeology

This chapter takes a phenomenological approach to the Central European Iron Age, arguing that ancestors structured space, reinforced social norms, and helped materialize kin relationships. Burial ... More


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