Through a revolutionary ethnographic approach that foregrounds storytelling and performance, this book explores shared ritual traditions between the Anlo-Ewe people of West Africa and their descendants, the Arará of Cuba, who were brought to the island in the Atlantic slave trade.
Edited by David Pollack, Anne Tobbe Bader, and Justin N. Carlson
Pub Date: 5/25/2021
Falls of the Ohio River presents current archaeological research on an important landscape feature of what is now Louisville, Kentucky, demonstrating how humans and the environment mutually affected each other in the area for the past 12,000 years.
Edited by Matthew F. Napolitano, Jessica H. Stone, and Robert J. DiNapoli
Pub Date: 5/25/2021
This volume details how new theories and methods have recently advanced the archaeological study of initial human colonization of islands around the world, including in the southwest Pacific, the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and Southeast Asia.
This volume presents examples of how digital technologies are being used by people of African descent in South America and the Caribbean as a means to achieve social justice and to challenge racist images of Afro-descendant peoples.
Available here for the first time in English, this book is an extended essay on a transformational figure in Venezuelan history who overthrew the ruling military dictatorship in the 1940s and established a modern democratic regime.
Edited by Justin Jennings, Willy Yépez Álvarez, and Stefanie L. Bautista
Pub Date: 6/8/2021
Analyzing evidence from the site of Quilcapampa in the Sihuas Valley of Southern Peru, contributors to this volume discuss the ninth-century settlement’s relationship to the broader Wari empire and reimagine the empire’s role in the widespread changes of the Andean Middle Horizon period.
In the first book to focus on the activism of Black women during Cuba’s prerevolutionary period, Takkara Brunson discusses how these women battled exclusion on multiple fronts but played an important role in forging a modern democracy.