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Myths and Realities of Caribbean History

(Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory )

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This book seeks to debunk eleven popular and prevalent myths about Caribbean history. Using archaeological evidence, it corrects many previous misconceptions promulgated by history books and oral tradition as they specifically relate to the pre-Colonial and European-contact periods. It informs popular audiences, as well as scholars, about the current state of archaeologica ...more
Paperback, 168 pages
Published April 12th 2009 by University Alabama Press (first published 2009)
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Wonderful information about the history of the natives of the Caribbean that had a long standing civilization when Columbus arrived in 1492.

Great presentation of facts to dispel many of the myths that have been propagated over the years about the people of the Caribbean called by various names in history books.

Lots of good maps of migration paths and archaeological sites that have been used by the author to build a case that the Caribbean natives engaged in trade with neighboring islands, along
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