Publisher description for The archaeology of the Caribbean / Samuel M. Wilson.


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The Archaeology of the Caribbean is a comprehensive synthesis of Caribbean prehistory from the earliest settlement by humans more than 4000 years BC, to the time of European conquest of the islands, from the fifteenth through seventeenth centuries. Samuel Wilson reviews the evidence for migration and cultural change throughout the archipelago, dealing in particular with periods of cultural interaction when groups with different cultures and histories were in contact.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Paleo-Indians -- Caribbean Area.
Saladoid culture -- Caribbean Area.
Indians of the West Indies -- Colonization.
Indians of the West Indies -- First contact with Europeans.
Indians of the West Indies -- Antiquities.
Caribbean Area -- Antiquities.