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Howard University Press: in association with the General Services Administration
2, pt. 1
The New York African Burial Ground: Unearthing the African Presence in Colonial New York
This volume is one of three disciplinary volumes on the New York African Burial Ground Project. One volume focuses on the skeletal biological analysis of the remains recovered from the site (see Volume 1 of this series, Skeletal Biology of the New York African Burial Ground [Blakey and Rankin-Hill 2009a]). Another focuses on the documentary history, from a diasporic perspective, of Africans who lived and died in early New York (see Volume 3 of this series, Historical Perspectives of the African Burial Ground: New York Blacks and the Diaspora [Medford 2009]). The present volume, consisting of three parts, presents the archaeological research on the New York African Burial Ground. General background on the New York African Burial Ground project is presented in the beginning of the skeletal biology component volume (Blakey and Rankin-Hill 2009a). Here we provide background information that is specifically relevant to the excavated site, the archaeological fieldwork undertaken in 1991–1992 (its planning, personnel, extent, duration, termination, etc.), and the analysis and disposition of nonskeletal material from the excavation.
This is volume 2, part 1, of the series "The New York African Burial Ground: Unearthing the African Presence in Colonial New York."
Perry, Warren R.; Howson, Jean; and Bianco, Barbara A.. "The Archaeology of the New York African Burial Ground (Pt. 1)" (2009). Washington, D.C.: Howard University Press: in association with the General Services Administration.