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Title Tibes : People, Power, and Ritual at the Center of the Cosmos / edited by L. Antonio Curet and Lisa M. Stringer
Published Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, [2010]
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 329 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory
Caribbean archaeology and ethnohistory.
Contents Introduction / L. Antonio Curet and Lisa M. Stringer -- Tibes : history and first archaeological work / Pedro Alvarado Zayas and L. Antonio Curet -- The archaeological project of the Ceremonial Center of Tibes / L. Antonio Curet -- Geophysical prospection at the ceremonial site of Tibes, 1998-2001 / Daniel Welch -- Paleoethnobotanical research at Tibes / Lee A. Newsom -- Animal use at the Tibes Ceremonial Center / Susan D. deFrance [and others] -- Lithics from the Tibes ceremonial site : analysis of the stone artifacts from the 1996-1999 field seasons / Jeffery B. Walker -- Boulder lithology survey at the Tibes ceremonial site / Scott Rice-Snow [and others] -- Ancient bones tell stories : osteobiography of human remains from Tibes / Edwin F. Crespo-Torres -- Bone chemistry and paleodiet at the Ceremonial Center of Tibes / William J. Pestle -- Tibes and the social landscape : integration, interaction, and the community / Joshua M. Torres -- Plazas, bateys, and ceremonial centers : the social and cultural context of Tibes in the ancient history of Puerto Rico / L. Antonio Curet and Joshua M. Torres
Summary The first comprehensive analysis of a strategically located ceremonial center on the island of Puerto Rico
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 287-322) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. MiAaHDL
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Subject Centro Ceremonial Indígena de Tibes (Tibes, Ponce, P.R.)
Excavations (Archaeology) -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce)
Indians of the West Indies -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- Antiquities.
Indians of the West Indies -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- Rites and ceremonies.
Landscapes -- Social aspects -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- History.
Power (Social sciences) -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- History.
Sacred space -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- History.
Social classes -- Puerto Rico -- Tibes (Ponce) -- History.
Tibes (Ponce, P.R.) -- Antiquities.
Tibes (Ponce, P.R.) -- Social life and customs.
Form Electronic book
Author Curet, L. Antonio, 1960-
Stringer, Lisa M., 1966-
ISBN 0817382526 (electronic bk.)
9780817382520 (electronic bk.)
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