Caribbean Prehistoric Domestic Architecture: A Study of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Acculturation

The study of settlement geography, demography and social behavior in the prehistoric Carib and Taíno societies of the Caribbean has recently become a prominent domain of interest to archaeologists working in these islands. Archaeological floor plans for prehistoric houses within the islands of St. Eustatius, Barbados, St. Thomas, Cuba and Puerto Rico demonstrate the cultural continuity of house shape, settlement organization and social organization from the early Saladoid to the contact period.

Continue Reading Caribbean Prehistoric Domestic Architecture: A Study of Spatio-Temporal Dynamics and Acculturation