[Reading] ➽ Dialogues in Cuban Archaeology Author L. Antonio Curet – Larringtonlifecoaching.co.uk Provides a politically and historically informed review of Cuban archaeology from both American and Cuban perspectives Many Americans are aware of the political economic and personal impacts of the Provides a politically and historically informed review of Cuban archaeology from both American and Cuban perspectives Many Americans are aware of the political economic and personal impacts of the US embargo on Cuba But the communication blockade between scholars has also affected the historical course of Dialogues in eBook ½ academic disciplines and research in general With the easing of restrictions in the s academics are now freer to conduct research in Cuba and the Cuban government has been receptive to collaborative projectsThis volume provides a forum for the principal Cuban and American archaeologists to update the current state of Cuban archaeological research from rock art and potsherds to mortuary practices and historical renovation thereby filling in the information gap created by the political separation Each group of researchers brings significant new resources to the effort including strong conservation regulations innovative studies of lithic and shell assemblages and transculturation theories Cuban research on the hacienda system slavery and urban processes has in many ways anticipated developments in North American archaeology by a decade or Of special interest are the recent renovation projects in Old Havana that fully integrate the work of historians architects and archaeologists a model project conducted by agreement between the Cuban government and UNESCOThe selection of papers for this collection is based on a desire to answer pressing research uestions of interest for North American Caribbeanists and to present a cross section of Cuban archaeological work With this volume then the principal players present results of recent collaborations and begin a renewed conversation a dialogue that can provide a foundation for future coordinated efforts.
- 260 pages
- Dialogues in Cuban Archaeology
- L. Antonio Curet
- 14 January 2016 L. Antonio Curet