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By Peter E. Siegel,Peter G. Roe,Joshua M. Torres,John G. Jones,Lee A. Newsom,Deborah M. Pearsall,Jeffrey B. Walker,Susan D. deFrance,Karen F. Anderson-Córdova,Anne V. Stokes,Daniel P. Wagner

Native American cultures of Puerto Rico ahead of the arriving of the Spanish in 1493.

A ebook at the prehistory of a contemporary geopolitical entity is artificial. It is not likely that prehistoric occupants famous an identical limitations and replied to a similar political forces that operated within the formation of present countries, states, or cities. Yet, archaeologists characteristically have produced such volumes they usually in general symbolize anchors for ongoing learn in a particular area, accordingly the island of Puerto Rico, its instant pals, and the broader Caribbean basin.  

To various levels, this paintings addresses concerns and attracts facts from past the bounds of Puerto Rico simply because in prehistoric instances the water among islands most likely used to be now not seen as a boundary in our glossy experience of the time period. the previous few a long time have witnessed a development of severe archaeological study at the island, from fabric tradition within the kind of lithics, ceramics, and rock paintings; to dietary, structure, and environmental experiences; to rituals and social styles; to the aftermath of Conquest.  

Ancient Borinquen offers a entire evaluation of modern pondering, new facts, syntheses, and insights into present Puerto Rican archaeology, and it displays and illuminates comparable matters somewhere else within the West Indies, lowland South the United States, and important America.

 

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