Cave of the Jaqua: The Mythological World of the Tainos

Cave of the Jaqua: The Mythological World of the Tainos

by Antonio M. Stevens-Arroyo
     
 

Cave of the Jagua has long been the authoritative text on the now extinct Taíno people of the West Indies. In this revised edition, Antonio Stevens-Arroyo reinforces his groundbreaking work with new research and analysis. The volume features updated interpretations of Taíno spirituality, evaluates recent DNA findings among Caribbean people, and

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Overview

Cave of the Jagua has long been the authoritative text on the now extinct Taíno people of the West Indies. In this revised edition, Antonio Stevens-Arroyo reinforces his groundbreaking work with new research and analysis. The volume features updated interpretations of Taíno spirituality, evaluates recent DNA findings among Caribbean people, and offers new evidence that Taínos were not exterminated in the sixteenth century. This volume will be invaluable to scholars of religion, anthropology, and Latino studies alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781589661127
Publisher:
University of Scranton Press
Publication date:
07/15/2006
Edition description:
1
Pages:
320
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Antonio M. Stevens-Arroyo is professor of Puerto Rican and Latino Studies and director of the Center for Religion in Society and Culture at Brooklyn College, City University of New York. He is the author or editor of nine books, including Papal Overtures in a Cuban Key.

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