Degrees of freedom in the Caribbean: Archaeological explorations of transitions from slavery

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Abstract

The anniversary of the abolition of slavery was justly celebrated worldwide in 2007. But what is the character of freedom, how does it relate to material culture, and how can archaeology study it? The author here summarises ideas he has been developing in Jamaica and York over the past two years.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)146-160
Number of pages15
JournalAntiquity
Volume84
Issue number323
DOIs
StatePublished - Mar 2010

Keywords

  • Caribbean
  • Property
  • Slavery
  • Theory

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Archaeology
  • Arts and Humanities(all)

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