Publication Title

Jamaican Geographer: Newsletter of the Jamaican Geographical Society

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

5-1993

Abstract

The main objectives of the study of maroon communities are: to obtain archaeological data that can be used for the interpretation of the socio-cultural patterns of the behavior of the Maroons; to determine the factors that contribute to the location and character of Maroon settlements; and to obtain material for dating and providing a chronological framework for the origins and development of maroon heritage in Jamaica The overall objective is to identify the character and mechanism of the functional adaptation of Maroon societies in Jamaica over time.

Persistent Identifier

https://archives.pdx.edu/ds/psu/29505

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