Category Archives: Slavery and Slave Life: Archaeological Studies

The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery

1985 (F. W. Lange and J. S. Handler) “The Ethnohistorical Approach to Slavery.” In T. Singleton, ed., The Archaeology of Slavery and Plantation Life (New York: Academic Press), pp. 15-32. Drawing from experiences in the study of slavery in Barbados, … Continue reading

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An African Pipe from a Slave, Cemetery in Barbados, West Indies

1983 (Jerome S. Handler) “An African Pipe from a Slave Cemetery in Barbados, West Indies.” In P.Davey, ed., The Archaeology of the Clay Tobacco Pipe: America. British Archaeological Reports, International Series 175: 245-54. A detailed description of a rare (for … Continue reading

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An Archaeological Investigation of the Domestic Life of Plantation Slaves in Barbados

1972 (Jerome S. Handler) “An Archaeological Investigation of the Domestic Life of Plantation Slaves in Barbados.” JBMHS 34: 64-72. A modified version of a talk given at the University of the West Indies in Barbados in early 1972. Gives an … Continue reading

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