Islands of Salt

Historical Archaeology of Seafarers and Things in the Venezuelan Caribbean, 1624–1880

Konrad A. Antczak | 2019

The early-modern Venezuelan Caribbean did not lure seafarers with the saccharine delights of cane sugar but with the preserving qualities of solar sea salt. In this book, the historical archaeological study of this salty commodity…




In the Footsteps of Honor Frost

The life and legacy of a pioneer in maritime archaeology

Edited by Lucy Blue | 2019

Maritime archaeologist Honor Frost (1917-2010) was a pioneer in her field. She left a rich legacy through her innovative research conducted in the eastern Mediterranean on the remains of ports and harbours, sea-level change, shipwrecks…




Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean

Dearchaizing the Archaic

Edited by Corinne L. Hofman and Andrzej T. Antczak | 2019

Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic offers a comprehensive coverage of the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the early human settling of the Caribbean islands. It covers the time span…




From Golden Rock to Historic Gem

A Historical Archaeological Analysis of the Maritime Cultural Landscape of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean

Ruud Stelten | 2019

St. Eustatius, a small island in the northeastern Lesser Antilles, was one of the busiest ports in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World. Contested between the Dutch, French, and English, the island attracted thousands of ships a…




Seascape Corridors

Modeling Routes to Connect Communities Across the Caribbean Sea

Emma Ruth Slayton | 2018

There is little evidence of the routes connecting Amerindian communities in the Caribbean prior to and just after 1492. Uncovering possible canoe routes between these communities can help to explain the structure, capabilities, and limitations…




Transfer between sea and land

Maritime vessels for cultural exchanges in the Early Modern Period

Edited by Simone Kahlow | 2018

Questions about the cultural exchange of both knowledge and material goods are just as topical today as in years gone by. These questions have gained increasing attention from scholars since the 1980s when the term…




Seafaring and Seafarers in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean

A. Bernard Knapp | 2018

Seafaring is a mode of travel, a way to traverse maritime space that enables not only the transport of goods and materials but also of people and ideas — communicating and sharing knowledge across the…




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Islands of Salt

Historical Archaeology of Seafarers and Things in the Venezuelan Caribbean, 1624–1880

Konrad A. Antczak | 2019

The early-modern Venezuelan Caribbean did not lure seafarers with the saccharine delights of cane sugar but with the preserving qualities of solar sea salt. In this book, the historical archaeological study of this salty commodity…




In the Footsteps of Honor Frost

The life and legacy of a pioneer in maritime archaeology

Edited by Lucy Blue | 2019

Maritime archaeologist Honor Frost (1917-2010) was a pioneer in her field. She left a rich legacy through her innovative research conducted in the eastern Mediterranean on the remains of ports and harbours, sea-level change, shipwrecks…




Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean

Dearchaizing the Archaic

Edited by Corinne L. Hofman and Andrzej T. Antczak | 2019

Early Settlers of the Insular Caribbean: Dearchaizing the Archaic offers a comprehensive coverage of the most recent advances in interdisciplinary research on the early human settling of the Caribbean islands. It covers the time span…




From Golden Rock to Historic Gem

A Historical Archaeological Analysis of the Maritime Cultural Landscape of St. Eustatius, Dutch Caribbean

Ruud Stelten | 2019

St. Eustatius, a small island in the northeastern Lesser Antilles, was one of the busiest ports in the eighteenth-century Atlantic World. Contested between the Dutch, French, and English, the island attracted thousands of ships a…




Seascape Corridors

Modeling Routes to Connect Communities Across the Caribbean Sea

Emma Ruth Slayton | 2018

There is little evidence of the routes connecting Amerindian communities in the Caribbean prior to and just after 1492. Uncovering possible canoe routes between these communities can help to explain the structure, capabilities, and limitations…




Transfer between sea and land

Maritime vessels for cultural exchanges in the Early Modern Period

Edited by Simone Kahlow | 2018

Questions about the cultural exchange of both knowledge and material goods are just as topical today as in years gone by. These questions have gained increasing attention from scholars since the 1980s when the term…




Seafaring and Seafarers in the Bronze Age Eastern Mediterranean

A. Bernard Knapp | 2018

Seafaring is a mode of travel, a way to traverse maritime space that enables not only the transport of goods and materials but also of people and ideas — communicating and sharing knowledge across the…







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