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The Resource Dialogues in Cuban archaeology, edited by L. Antonio Curet, Shannon Lee Dawdy, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo, (electronic resource)

Dialogues in Cuban archaeology, edited by L. Antonio Curet, Shannon Lee Dawdy, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo, (electronic resource)

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Dialogues in Cuban archaeology
Title
Dialogues in Cuban archaeology
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edited by L. Antonio Curet, Shannon Lee Dawdy, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo
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eng
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MdBmJHUP
Dewey number
972.91/00497/0729
LC call number
F1769
LC item number
.D53 2005
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  • 1967-
  • 1960-
  • 2002 :
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  • La Rosa Corzo, Gabino
  • Dawdy, Shannon Lee
  • Curet, L. Antonio
  • Society for American Archaeology
  • Project Muse
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  • Excavations (Archaeology)
  • Indians of the West Indies
  • Cuba
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<p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoBodyText">Provides a politically and historically informed review of Cuban archaeology, from both American and Cuban perspectives. <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0pt;" class="MsoBodyText">Many Americans are aware of the political, economic, and personal impacts of the U.S. embargo on Cuba. But the communication blockade between scholars has also affected the historical course of academic disciplines and research in general. With the easing of restrictions in the 1990s, academics are now freer to conduct research in Cuba, and the Cuban government has been more receptive to collaborative projects. This volume provides a forum for the principal Cuban and American archaeologists to update the current state of Cuban archaeological research--from rock art and potsherds to mortuary practices and historical renovation--thereby filling in the information gap created by the political separation. Each group of researchers brings significant new resources to the effort, including strong conservation regulations, innovative studies of lithic and shell assemblages, and transculturation theories. Cuban research on the hacienda system, slavery, and urban processes has in many ways anticipated developments in North American archaeology by a decade or more. Of special interest are the recent renovation projects in Old Havana that fully integrate the work of historians, architects, and archaeologists--a model project conducted by agreement between the Cuban government and UNESCO. The selection of papers for this collection is based on a desire to answer pressing research questions of interest for North American Caribbeanists and to present a cross-section of Cuban archaeological work. With this volume, then, the principal players present results of recent collaborations and begin a renewed conversation, a dialogue, that can provide a foundation for future coordinated efforts
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Dialogues in Cuban archaeology, edited by L. Antonio Curet, Shannon Lee Dawdy, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo, (electronic resource)
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Originally presented at a symposium held at the 2002 Society for American Archaeology 67th Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colorado
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-228) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000138417
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unknown
Isbn
9780817380854
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remote
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(WaSeSS)bookssj0000138417
Label
Dialogues in Cuban archaeology, edited by L. Antonio Curet, Shannon Lee Dawdy, and Gabino La Rosa Corzo, (electronic resource)
Publication
Note
Originally presented at a symposium held at the 2002 Society for American Archaeology 67th Annual Meeting held in Denver, Colorado
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [203]-228) and index
Control code
OCM1bookssj0000138417
Dimensions
unknown
Isbn
9780817380854
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(WaSeSS)bookssj0000138417

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