The Aborigines of Puerto Rico and Neighboring IslandseBook - 2009
A valuable recounting of the first formal archaeological excavations in Puerto Rico. Originally published as the Twenty-Fifth Annual Report of the Bureau of American Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution in 1907, this book was praised in an article in American Anthropologist as doing "more than any other to give a comprehensive idea of the archaeology of the West Indies." Until that time, for mainly political reasons, little scientific research had been conducted by Americans on any of the Caribbean islands. Dr. Fewkes' unique skills of observation and experienc.
Publisher: Tuscaloosa : University of Alabama Press, ©2009
Characteristics: 1 online resource (234 pages,  pages of plates) : illustrations