By Lee A. Newsom
On Land and Sea examines the situation of biosystems on Caribbean islands on the time of colonization, human interactions with these platforms via time, and the present country of organic assets within the West Indies. Drawing on an immense information set accrued from long term archaeological learn, the research reconstructs earlier lifeways on those small tropical islands. The paintings provides quite a lot of details, together with sorts of gas and development bushes utilized by population, cooking concepts for varied shellfish, availability and use of medicinal and formality crops, the results on local vegetation and animals of cultivation and domestication, and nutrition and food of local populations.
The islands of the Caribbean basin stay actively excavated and studied within the quest to appreciate the earliest human population of the recent international. This complete paintings will floor present and destiny reports and may be precious to archaeologists, anthropologists, botanists, ecologists, Caribbeanists, Latin American historians, and an individual learning comparable island environments.
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