Grenada and the Guianas: mainland connections and cultural resilience during the Caribbean Late Ceramic Age

  title={Grenada and the Guianas: mainland connections and cultural resilience during the Caribbean Late Ceramic Age},
  author={Jonathan A. Hanna},
  journal={World Archaeology},
  pages={651 - 675}
ABSTRACT In the Lesser Antilles, the Late Ceramic Age (AD 750–1500) witnessed widespread cultural differentiation and population fluctuation, often characterized as a time of introspection and decline. Using the adaptive cycles of resilience theory as a heuristic framework, this paper compares data from 25 settlements on Grenada with the available climate and vegetation records, as well as a sum probability (SPD) model of relative changes in the island’s population to better understand the… 
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