The troubled chain of events involving Captain Kidd’s capture of Quedagh Merchant and his eventual execution for piracy in 1701 are well known, but the exact location of the much sought-after ship remained a mystery for more than 300 years. In 2010, a team of underwater archaeologists confirmed that the sunken remains of Quedagh Merchant had finally been found off the coast of the Dominican Republic.
NEW to paper. The dances from this regions major islands are explored in the contexts of social history, tradition, ritual, and performance as well as their influence in the extensive diaspora communities in North America,
The first volume to focus on suburbs and sustainability in the United States, this collection approaches the topic through regionally diverse case studies, showing that activism and leadership are currently advancing a strong sustainability agenda in regions many would have believed unlikely.
A culmination of Vogel's sixteen-year study of Casma culture, this book helps us understand the relationships between polities of the ancient world, how they built connections to other towns or cities outside and within their own boundaries, and demonstrates the importance of cities and urbanism in the development and collapse of complex societies.
Edited by John J. Guthrie, Jr., Phillip Charles Lucas, and Gary Monroe
Pub Date: 4/28/2000
Tells the story of the south's oldest spirtualist community, Cassadaga, founded in central Florida over a century ago on the principle of continuous life, the idea that spirits of the dead commune with the living. This is the first serious work to examine