17th-18th Century (Temporal Keyword)

17th-18th Centuries

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The archaeology of cultural interactions in French Guiana (2013)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Catherine Losier.

The Guyanese cultural map changed just before the arrival of the Europeans in the territory. The first European explorers to reach Guiana therefore met recently restructured Native Amerindian groups. When the French settled and brought with them African slaves to work on their plantations, they increased the ethnic diversity of the Cayenne region. In this perspective, Cayenne Island was an area where cultural interactions and blends between the various groups in place were intense and frequent....


Catholic Parishes and Colonization: A Frontier Parish in Grand Bay, Dominica (2015)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Steve Lenik.

The Catholic parishes that were established as units of ecclesiastical jurisdiction are among the range of institutions, including chartered companies, missions, and military installations, deployed by nation-states in the Americas to exert control over the daily lives of African, European, and indigenous peoples. As administrative units in the colonization of newly acquired territories in the Caribbean islands, parishes introduced administrative boundaries and religious personnel who intended...


Classification and Economic Sealing of 19th Century Ceramics (1980)
DOCUMENT Citation Only George L. Miller.

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Exploring "Clocker’s Acre": The Architecture of a Colonial Period Building (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Ruth M Mitchell.

In 2013, archaeologists at Historic St. Mary’s City excavated a newly discovered building within the Governor's Field. The remnants of this colonial period structure survived below Anne Arundel Hall on the campus of St. Mary’s College of Maryland. The large 1950’s period classroom building had been demolished in preparation for new construction. Likely dating to the late 17th century, this structure underwent numerous repairs and analysis of the post holes will aid in the understanding of the...


Jesuit Mission Economics and Plantations in the Caribbean (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Steve Lenik.

A central objective of the Society of Jesus, known as the Jesuits, that emerged soon after the order’s founding in 1540 was to send out missionaries to establish and maintain communities of indigenous converts to Christianity. The mission emerged as a common institutionalized form to carry out this proselytizing, and has provided a useful analytical unit for archaeological research. However, the Jesuits operationalized other modes of colonization in the Americas including ranches, parishes, and...


On Distinguishing Between French and English Spall-Type Gunflints (1979)
DOCUMENT Citation Only T. M. Hamilton.

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