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Location: Charlestown, KN
Season: July 5, 2019 to July 27, 2019
Session Dates: July 5-July 27 2019
Application Deadline: November 16, 2018
Deadline Type: Contact for details
San Jose state University
Marco Meniketti, Ph.D., RPA
The field project will document hostoric sites on the island of nevis with a focus on the sugar plantaion and landscape associated with the Bush Hill estate. This plantaion operated from 180s until the 1950s in various capacities. the project will specifically focus on the the pre 1800 component. There may be additional opportunities for survey of landscapes of related estates. In association with the Nevis Historical and Conservation Society.
Period(s) of Occupation: British colonial period 1630-1800
The island of Nevis is a second growth tropical rain forest environment. Nevis was the birthplace of Alexander Hamilton. Opportunity for field excursion to Brimstone Fort on St Kitts.
Project Size: 1-24 participants
Minimum Length of Stay for Volunteers: 3 weeks
Minimum Age: 18
Experience Required: Must have completed a basic archaeology or anthropology course. Art history or history students welcome.
Room and Board Arrangements:
Participants will be housed in a guest house, dormotory style, and will share a room with private bathroom. The crew will share cookng duries on a rotating basis. Cost: $2575 plus airfare. Includes, 3 university credits, insurance, all meals and accommodations, on-island travel and supplies.
Three credits upper division anthropology. California State University system. credits offered by San Jose State University, San Jose, California. Tuition is $2575 plus airfare. Includes, 3 university credits, insurance, all meals and accommodations, on-island travel and supplies..
San Jose State University, Dept. of Anthropology, One Washington Square
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