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On Land and Sea

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During the vast stretches of *early geologic time the islands of the Caribbean archipelago separated from continental land masses ose and sank many times merged *geologic time the islands of the Caribbean archipelago separated from continental land masses ose and sank many the islands of the Caribbean archipelago separated from continental land masses ose and sank many merged and broke from other land masses and then by the mid Cenozoic period settled into the current pattern known today By the time Native Americans arrived the islands had developed complex stable ecosystems The actions these first colonists took on the landscape timber clearing cultivation animal hunting and The actions these first colonists took on the landscape timber clearing cultivation animal hunting and fishing and exploitation of eef species affected fragile land and sea biotic. .

Communities in both beneficial and Harmful Ways On Land And ways On Land and examines the condition of biosystems on Caribbean islands at the time of colonization human interactions with those systems through time and the current state of biological esources in the West Indies Drawing on a massive data *Set Collected From Long Term Archaeological Research *collected from long term archaeological In Berlin Vielleicht research studyeconstructs past lifeways on these small tropical islands The work presents a wide ange of information including types of fuel and construction timber used by inhabitants cooking
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for various shel. Lfish availability and use of *medicinal and itual plants the effects on native plants and animals of cultivation and domestication *and itual plants the effects on native plants and animals of cultivation and domestication diet and nutrition of native populationsThe islands of the Caribbean basin continue to be actively excavated and studied in the uest to understand the earliest human inhabitants of the New World This comprehensive work will ground current and future studies and will be valuable
To Archaeologists Anthropologists Botanists Ecologists 
archaeologists anthropologists botanists ecologists Latin American historians and anyone studying similar island environments    . ,