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Plantation Slavery in Barbados

An Archaeological and Historical Investigation

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$65.00 • £54.95 • €60.00

ISBN 9780674332362

Publication Date: 04/26/1978

368 pages



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  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Barbados: Geography, Economy, Demography, and History
  • 3. The Archaeological Project: Methodology and Survey Summary
  • 4. Newton Plantation: History and the Slave Population
  • 5. Newton Plantation: Archaeological Investigations
  • 6. The Mortuary Patterns of Plantation Slaves
  • 7. The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery
  • Appendix A. Excavation Summary: Newton Cemetery
  • Appendix B. Clay Pipes from Newton Plantation Excavations by Crawford H. Blakeman, Jr., and Robert V. Riordan
  • Appendix C. Classification and Description of Beads from Newton Cemetery
  • Appendix D. A Comparison of the Historical and Archaeological Populations at Newton Plantation
  • Notes
  • References
  • Index

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