Ms. Kathleen Deagan's Archaeology at La Isabela: America's First European Town PDF

By Ms. Kathleen Deagan

during this quantity, Kathleen Deagan and Jose Maria Cruxent current designated technical documentation in their ten-year archaeological excavation of los angeles Isabela, America's first colony. The artefacts and fabric continues to be of the city supply wealthy fabric for comparative learn into Euro-American cultural and fabric improvement in the course of the an important transition from the medieval period to the Renaissance. The interval whilst los angeles Isabela was once in lifestyles witnessed nice innovation and alter in lots of components of know-how. The archaeological proof of los angeles Isabela's structure, weaponry, numismatics, pottery and metallurgy might be accurately dated, assisting to chart the series of this variation and revealing a lot that's new approximately past due medieval know-how. The authors' archaeological study additionally presents a origin for his or her insights into the explanations for the death of los angeles Isabela.

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