The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

The Tainos: Rise and Decline of the People Who Greeted Columbus

by Irving Rouse
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0300056966

ISBN-13: 9780300056969

Pub. Date: 07/28/1993

Publisher: Yale University Press

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300056969
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
07/28/1993
Edition description:
Reissue
Pages:
224
Sales rank:
329,642
Product dimensions:
6.13(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

List of Illustrations
ix
Preface xi
Introduction
1(25)
The Natural Setting
1(4)
The Tainos
5(14)
Neighboring Ethnic Groups
19(4)
Conclusions
23(3)
The Ancestries of the Tainos
26(23)
Cultural Ancestry
30(7)
Linguistic Ancestry
37(5)
Biological Ancestry
42(3)
Conclusions
45(4)
The Peopleing of the West Indies
49(22)
The Casimiroid Peoples, 4000--400 B.C.
51(11)
The Ortoiroid Peoples, 2000--400 B.C.
62(5)
The Ortoiroid-Casimiroid Frontier, 1000--400 B.C.
67(2)
Conclusions
69(2)
The First Repeopling
71(34)
The Saladoid Peoples, 2000 B.C.--600 A.D.
74(16)
The Saladoid-Casimiroid Frontier, 200 B.C.--600 A.D.
90(2)
The Western Ostionoid Peoples, 600--1500
92(9)
Conclusions
101(4)
The Emergence of the Tainos
105(33)
The Central Ostionoid Peoples, 600--1500
109(14)
The Eastern Ostionoid Peoples, 600--1640
123(4)
Beyond the Eastern Frontier, 600--1640
127(6)
Conclusions
133(5)
The Second Repeopling
138(31)
The Voyages of Columbus, 1492--1504
139(11)
Conquest, 1494--1797
150(11)
Survival and Revival, 1524 On
161(3)
Conclusions
164(5)
Epilogue. The Tainos' Role in the Columbian Exchange 169(1)
Biological Traits 169(1)
Cultural Traits 170(1)
Linguistic Traits 171(1)
Conclusions 171(2)
Glossary 173(14)
References 187(16)
Index 203

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