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- DescriptionCemis are both portable artifacts and embodiments of persons or spirits, which the Tainos and other natives of the Greater Antilles (ca AD 1000-1550) regarded as numinous beings with super-natural or magic powers. This title looks at the relationship between humans and other (non-human) beings that are imbued with cemi power.
- Author BiographyJose R. Oliver is Senior Researcher at the Institute of Archaeology, University College London.
- Author(s)Jose R. Oliver
- PublisherThe University of Alabama Press
- Date of Publication15/04/2009
- Series TitleCaribbean Archaeology and Ethnohistory Series
- Place of PublicationAlabama
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintThe University of Alabama Press
- Content Note35 illustrations
- Width156 mm
- Height235 mm
- Series Edited byL. Antonio Curet
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