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Further Reading - En Bas Saline

Selected Resources and Publications on the Taíno

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Alegría, Ricardo
  • 1985 Ball Courts and Ceremonial Plazas in the West Indies. Yale University Publications in Anthropology # 79. New Haven.
Anderson-Córdova, Karen
  • 1990 Hispaniola and Puerto Rico: Indian Acculturation and Heterogeneity 1492-1550. Ph.D. dissertation, Yale University. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms.
Arranz Marquéz, Luis
  • 1991 Repartimiento y Encomienda en la Isla Española.: Fundación García Arévalo, Santo Domingo.
Arrom, José Juan
  • 1989 Mitología y Artes Prehispánicas de las Antillas. (2nd edition). Siglo Veintiuno Editores, Mexico City.
Bercht, Fatima, Estrellita Brodsky, John Alan Farmer, and Dicey Taylor (editors)
  • 1997 Pre-Columbian Art and Culture from the Caribbean. El Museo del Barrio and the Monacelli Press, New York.
Capobianco, Kristy M.
  • 2005 Excavation site prediction using high resolution satellite imagery and GIS data development of archaeological deposits for En Bas Saline, Haiti. MA thesis (Geography) Link: http://purl.fcla.edu/fcla/etd/UFE0011762
Cassa, Roberto
  • 1990 Los Taínos de la Española. (Third edition). Editora Búho, Santo Domingo.
Curet, Antonio
  • 1992 House Structure and Cultural Change in the Caribbean: Three Case Studies from Puerto Rico. Latin American Antiquity 3(2):160-174.
  • 2002 The Chief is Dead, Long Live....Who? Descent and Succession in the Protohistoric Chiefdoms of the Greater Antilles. Ethnohistory 49(2):259-280.
  • 2003 Issues on the Diversity and Emergence of Middle-Range Societies of the Ancient Caribbean: A Critique. Journal of Archaeological Research 11(1):1-42.
Deagan, Kathleen
  • 2004 Reconsidering Taíno Social Dynamics after Conquest: Gender and Class in Culture contact Studies. American Antiquity 69(4):597-626.
Deagan, Kathleen (editor)
  • 1995 Puerto Real: The Archaeology of a Sixteenth Century Spanish Town in Hispaniola. University Presses of Florida., Gainesville.
Deagan, Kathleen and José M. Cruxent
  • 2002a La Isabela: Columbus’s Outpost Among the Tainos 1493-1498. Yale University Press, New Haven.
  • 2002b Archaeology at La Isabela: America’s First European Town, 1493-1498. Yale University Press, New Haven.
Deive, Carlos
  • 1995 La Española y la Esclavitud del Indio. Fundación García Arévalo, Santo Domingo.
García Arévalo, Manuel
  • 1977 El Arte Taíno en la Repúblic Dominicana. Santo Domingo: Muso del Hombre Dominicano.
Guitar, Lynne
  • 1998 Cultural Genesis: Relationships Among Indians, Africans and Spaniards in Rural Hispaniola, First Half of the Sixteenth Century. Ph.D. Dissertation, Vanderbilt University. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms.
Karchache, Jacques (editor)
  • 1994 L’Art des Sculpteurs Taínos Chefs-D’Oevre des Grandes Antilles Precolombiennes. Musee de la Ville de Paris, Paris.
Keegan, William
  • 1992 The People Who Met Columbus: The Lucayan Taino. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
  • 1994 West Indian Archaeology 1: Overview and Foragers. Journal of Archaeological Research 2(2):255-284.
  • 1996 West Indian Archaeology 2: After Columbus. Journal of Archaeological Research 5(2):265-94.
  • 2000 West Indian Archaeology, 3: Ceramic Age. Journal of Archaeological Research 8(2):135-167.
Keegan, William, and Morgan Maclachlan
  • 1989 The evolution of avunculocal chiefdoms: a reconstruction of Taíno kinship and politics. American Anthropologist 91:613-30.
Keen, Benjamin (translator)
  • 1959 The Life of the Admiral Christopher Columbus by his Son, Ferdinand. Rutgers Press, New Brunswick, N.J.
Las Casas, Bartolomé de
  • 1951 História de las Indias. Edición de Agustín Millares Carlo. 3 vols. Fondo de Cultura Económica, Mexico City.
Martyr D'Anghiera, Peter
  • 1970 De Orbe Novo (2 Vols.). Translated and edited by Frances MacNutt, Burt Franklin, New York.
Mira Caballos, Esteban
  • 1997 El Indio Antillano: Repartimiento, Encomienda y Esclavitúd (1492-1542). Muñoz Moya Editora , Seville.
Moscoso, Francisco
  • 1981 The Development of Tribal Society in the Caribbean. Ph.D. dissertation: State University of New York at Binghamton. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International (1985).
Moscoso, Francisco
  • 1999 Sociedad y Economía de los Taínos. Editorial Edil, Santo Domingo.
Moore, Clark
  • 1997 Settlement Patterns in Pre-Columbian Haiti: An Inventory of Archaeological Sites. Bureau National d’Ethnologie D’Haiti, Port au Prince
  • 1998 Archaeology in Haiti. Nils Tremmel, Port au Prince and London.
Moya Pons, Frank
  • 1971 La Española en el Siglo XVI, 1493-1520. Universidad Católica Madre y Maestra, Santiago, Dominican Republic.
  • 1992 The Politics of Forced Indian Labor in La Espanola 1492-1520. Antiquity. 66(250):130-139.
Newsom, Lee Ann
  • 1993 Plant Use by Saladoid and Taíno people of the Caribbean. Ph.D. Dissertation, University of Florida, Gainesville. Ann Arbor: University Microfilms International.
Newsom, Lee Ann and Elizabeth Wing
  • 2004 On Land and Sea. Native American Uses of Biological Resources in the West Indies. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.
Oviedo y Váldes, Gonzalo Fernándo de
  • 1959 História General y Natural de las Indias. Biblioteca de Autores Españoles, Madrid.
Rouse, Irving
  • 1939 Prehistory in Haiti. Yale University Publications in Anthropology, 21. New Haven.
  • 1941 Culture of the Ft. Liberte Region, Haiti. Yale University Publications in Anthropology, 24. New Haven.
  • 1992 The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People who Greeted Columbus. Yale University Press, New Haven.
Stevens-Arroyo, Anthony
  • 1988 Cave of the Jagua: Mythological World of the Taínos.: University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque.
Siegel, Peter
  • 1999 Contested Places and Places of Contest: The Evolution of Social Power and Ceremonial Space in Prehistoric Puerto Rico. Latin American Antiquity 10 (3):209-238.
Sturtevant, William
  • 1961 Taíno agriculture. In The Evolution of Horticultural Systems in South America: Causes and Consequences - a Symposium. Anthropological Supplement # 2. Caracas, pp. 69-73.
Sued-Badillo, Jalil
  • 1979 La Mujer Indígena y su Sociedad.: Editorial Antillana, Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico.
Veloz Maggiolo, Marcio
  • 1977 Medioambiente y Adaptación Humana en la Prehistória de Santo Domingo. Editorial Taller y la Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, Santo Domingo.
  • 1993 La Isla de Santo Domingo Antes de Colón.: Banco Central de la República Dominicana, Santo Domingo.
  • 1997 The Daily Life of the Taíno People. In Taíno. Pre-Columbian Art and Culture from the Caribbean. edited by Fatima Bercht, Estrellita Brodsky, John Alan Farmer and Dicey Taylor. El Museo del Barrio and the Monacelli Press, New York. pp 34-45.
Wilson, Samuel
  • 1990a Hispaniola: Caribbean Chiefdoms in the Age of Columbus. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa .
  • 1990b Taíno Elite Integration and Societal Complexity on Hispaniola. In Proceedings of the Eleventh International Congress for Caribbean Archaeology. (11): 517-521.Fundación Arqueológica, Antropológica e Histórica de Puerto Rico, San Juan.
  • 1993 Structure and History: Combining Archaeology and Ethnohistory in the Contact Period Caribbean. in Ethnohistory and Archaeology: Approaches to Post-contact Change in the Americas edited by J. Daniel Rogers and Samuel Wilson. Plenum Press, New York pp. 19-30
Wilson, Samuel (editor)
  • 1997a The Indigenous People of the Caribbean. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.
  • 1997b The Taíno Social and Political Order. In Taíno. Pre-Columbian Art and Culture from the Caribbean. edited by Fatima Bercht, Estrellita Brodsky, John Alan Farmer and Dicey Taylor. El Museo del Barrio and the Monacelli Press, New York. pp 46-55.
Wing, Elizabeth
  • 2001 Native American Use of Animals in the Caribbean. in Biogeography of the West Indies: Pattern and Perspectives, edited by C.A. Woods and F.E Sergile. pp. 481-518. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Florida