Archaeologies of Slavery and Freedom in the Caribbean Exploring the Spaces in Between / edited by Lynsey A. Bates, John M. Chenoweth, and James A. Delle.

While the patterns of habitation and development are similar throughout the Caribbean, there was also a great deal of diversity. The authors in this volume use innovative techniques and perspectives to reveal the stories of places and times where the usual rules did not always apply.

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Delle, James A., (Editor), Chenoweth, John M., (Editor), Bates, Lynsey A., (Editor)
Format: Book
Published: Gainesville : University of Florida Press, [2016]
Series:Ripley P. Bullen series.
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Table of Contents:
  • Introduction: the Caribbean spaces in between / John M. Chenoweth, James A. Delle, and Lynsey A. Bates
  • Part 1: The spaces between and within
  • The role of caves and gullies in escape, mobility, and the creation of community networks among enslaved peoples of Barbados / Frederick H. Smith and Hayden F. Bassett
  • "Poor whites" on the peripheries: "poor white" and Afro-Barbadian interaction on the plantation / Matthew C. Reilly
  • Provisioning and marketing: surplus and access on Jamaican sugar estates / Lynsey A. Bates
  • Life beyond the village: field houses and liminal space on a Jamaican coffee plantation / James A. Delle
  • Beyond sugar: plantation landscapes and the rise of a free black population on St. Lucia / Jane I. Seiter
  • Surveying a long-term settlement on Potato Hill, Montserrat / Krysta Ryzewski and John F. Cherry
  • Part 2: Transition and postemancipation spaces
  • Dimensions of space and identity in an emancipation-era village: analysis of material culture and site abandonment at Morgan's Village, Nevis, West Indies / Marco Meniketti
  • African Moravian burial sites on St. John and Barbados: a comparison of spaces within lived experiences and social transformations from slavery to freedom / Helen C. Blouet
  • The archaeology of a postemancipation smallholder in the British Virgin Islands / John M. Chenoweth
  • Postemancipation shifts: land, labor, and freedom on the Bois Cotlette Estate, Dominica, after 1838 / Khadene K. Harris
  • Military material life in the British Caribbean: historical archaeology of Fort Rocky, Kingston Harbor Jamaica (ca. 1880-1945) / Stephan T. Lenik and Zachary J. M. Beier
  • Double consciousness and an African American enclave: being black and American on Hispañiola / Kristen R. Fellows
  • Conclusion: minding the gaps in the diasporic web / Laurie A. Wilkie.