Haiti in taino means high ground, mountainous land. Rouse put a lifetime of research and studies on the indians of the caribbean into one work. The guanahatabeys separated the tainos from the fully civilized people of the middle america, irving rouse 1992. Nov 01, 2016 irving rouse was an archaeologist on the faculty of yale university and conducted extensive work on the history of the taino population. Reviewed this book since its a part of my spirituality, so this might not interest all. Irving rouse, whom did columbus discover in the west indies. Slavery and the destabilization of colonial hispaniolas encomienda system lynne guitar the importation to hispaniola of massive numbers of enslaved native americans from other regions and of bozales, nonhispanicized african slaves, in the first, second, and third decades of the sixteenth century, was a significant. They lived particularly on the island of haiti and also in puerto rico. Irving rousethe tainos free ebook download as pdf file. As rouse discusses the tainos contributions to the spaniardsfrom indian corn, tobacco, and rubber balls to art, artifacts, and new wordswe realize that their effect on western civilization, brief through their contact, was an important and lasting one. At the smithsonian we sat down and spoke about antiquities and the impact of. By reconstructing the development of these groups and studying their interaction with other groups during the centuries before columbus, rouse shows precisely who the tainos were. Rouse focused this book on the culture history of the native american group known as the tainos, the name given to the people who occupied much of the caribbean upon the arrival of europeans to the area in the 15th century.
Drawing on archeological and ethnohistorical evidence, irving rouse sketches a picture of the tainos as they existed during the time of columbus, contrasting. Jun 20, 2019 irving rousethe tainos ebook download as pdf file. Tainos essay example for students 1833 words artscolumbia. Tells the story of the taino people from their ancestral days in south america through their migration to the northern caribbean islands where they were the first natives to interact with columbus, to their rapid and immediate decline under the european gifts of forced labor, malnutrition, disease, and dispersal. The immediate neighbors of the tainos were the guanahatabeys who lived at the far northern end of cuba and the island caribs on the lesser antilles. Unfortunately, this book cant be printed from the openbook. In agriculture, seafaring, cosmology, ciboney and guanahatabey western cuba, ciguayo bohio and even carib lesser antilles all followed the material and much of the psychospiritual framework of the taino. The island caribs outlasted their taino neighbors, and continue to live in the lesser antilles in the caribbean. In this phenomenal account of the history of the taino indians, he meticulously reconstructs the history of the region and explains the long and intricate evolution of the mysterious natives. When columbus arrived in the americas, the first people he encountered were the tainos of the northern caribbean sea. Rise and decline of the people who greeted columbus new haven and london.
Benjamin irving rouse the national academies press. Mar 04, 2020 irving rousethe tainos ebook download as pdf file. Since rouse is considered the dean of caribbean archaeology, this book is a must have for anyone interested in the region and its native inhabitants. May 27, 2019 irving rousethe tainos ebook download as pdf file. This is an audio highlight of an interview i did with jorge estevez early 2011 last year.
Authors name as appearing in the actual publication irving rouse. Rise and decline of the people who greeted columbus ebook. Its islands extend like stepping stones between the yucatan peninsula in middle america, the florida peninsula in north america, and. The tainos lived in permanent villages consisting of a number of straw houses arranged around an open plaza. If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all. Irving rouse, professor of anthropology at yale, presents the results of thirtyfive years of research into the origins of the tainos, the early inhabitants of the islands of the northern. He vividly recounts columbuss four voyages, the events of the european contact, and the early spanish views of the tainos, particularly their art and religion. Publication information the main body of the publication information page contains all the metadata that hraf holds for that document author. When columbus arrived in the americas, the first people he encountered w.
Authors name as listed in library of congress records rouse, irving, 192006 title. Origin and development on the indians discovered by. Rise and decline of the people who greeted columbus by rouse, irving and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Irving rouse suggests that small numbers of south american caribs invaded the windwards and conquered the igneri without displacing them. If you need to print pages from this book, we recommend downloading it as a pdf. Information about the openaccess article the tainos. They called that island haiti, quisqueya or bohio because of its physical features. Professor rouse began his field work in the caribbean in the mid 1930s. Excavations at the indian creek site, antigua west indies yale university publications in anthropology, vol 82 irving rouse, ricardo alegria america in 1492. Amazonian or circumcaribbean introduction caribbean anthropologists have been attracted to problems of origin by the configuration of the west indies. In this book rouse tells the story of the tainos from their ancestral days on the south american continent to their rapid decline after contact with the spanish explorers. A noted archaeologist and anthropologist tells the story of the tainos of the northern caribbean islands, from their ancestry on the south american continent to.
Therefore it need a free signup process to obtain the book. View the article pdf and any associated supplements and figures for a period of 48 hours. There are few people who can claim to command as much knowledge of the prehistory of the caribbean as lrving rouse. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the the tainos, you will able to read or download in pdf or epub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of country. He then moves backward in time to the ancestors of the tainostwo successive groups who settled the west indies and who are known to. Rise and decline of the people who greeted columbus by irving rouse, yale university press, new haven. Irving rouse was an archaeologist on the faculty of yale university and conducted extensive work on the history of the taino population. Benjamin irving rouse was born on august 29, 19 in rochester, new york, the son of louise gillespie bohachek and benjamin irving rouse. In order to accomplish the tremendous task of interpreting nearly 6000 years of the regions prehistory, rouse focused this book on the culture history of the native american group known as the tainos, the name given to the people who occupied much of the caribbean upon the arrival of europeans to the area in the 15th century ad. The area from which most early caribbean farmers originated 7.1148 468 1112 394 1205 753 854 1117 22 374 505 378 1434 856 1045 1227 261 560 1264 236 1623 597 722 1297 40 1043 1430 701 160 1335 1318 924