By Reniel Rodríguez Ramos
conventional experiences of the cultures of indigenous peoples of the Caribbean have established on ceramic reports, in accordance with the archaeological version built via Irving Rouse which has guided Caribbean archaeology for many years. Rodríguez Ramos departs from this technique through imposing lithics because the fundamental unit for tracing the origins and advancements of the indigenous peoples of Puerto Rico. reading the technological kinds keen on the construction of stone artifacts within the island via time, in addition to the review of a list of greater than 500 radiocarbon dates recovered on the grounds that Rouse's version emerged, the writer offers a very leading edge research revealing replacement views on Puerto Rico's pre-Columbian culture-historical series. through using a multiscalar layout, he not just not just presents an research of the plural ways that the precolonial peoples of the island interacted and negotiated their identities but in addition exhibits how the cultural landscapes of Puerto Rico, the Antilles, and the larger Caribbean formed and have been formed by way of together constituting tactics via time.
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Rethinking Puerto Rican Precolonial History (Caribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory) by Reniel Rodríguez Ramos