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Oliver, José R.

Overview
Works: 17 works in 54 publications in 2 languages and 1,593 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: F1619.2.T3, 972.902
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Most widely held works by José R Oliver
Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico by Jos R Oliver( Book )

11 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Believers of Cemiism : who were the Tainos and where did they come from? -- Webs of interaction : human beings, other beings, and many things -- Personhood and the animistic Amerindian perspective -- Contrasting animistic and naturalistic worldviews -- The Cemi reveals its personhood and its body form -- Cemi idols and tainoan idolatry -- Cemis and personal identities -- The power and potency of the Cemis -- The display of Cemis : personal vs. communal ownership, private vs. public function -- Face-to-face interactions : Cemis, idols, and the native political elite -- Hanging on to and losing the power of the Cemi idols -- The inheritance and reciprocal exchange of cemi icons -- Cemis : alienable or inalienable; to give and to keep -- Stone collars, elbow stones, and caciques -- Ancestor Cemis and the Cemiification of the caciques -- The guaiza face masks : gifts of the living for the living -- The circulation of chief's names, women, and cemis : between the greater and lesser Antilles -- Up in arms : Taino freedom fighters in Higuey and Boriquen -- The virgin Mary icons and native Cemis : two cases of religious syncretism in Cuba -- Religious syncretism and transculturation : the crossroads to new identities -- Final remarks
El centro ceremonial de Caguana, Puerto Rico : simbolismo iconográfico, cosmovisión y el poderío caciquil taíno de Boriquén by Jos R Oliver( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Caribe precolombino : fray Ramón Pané y el universo taíno( Book )

5 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caguana : legado histórico by Jos R Oliver( Book )

1 edition published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The archaeological, linguistic and ethnohistorical evidence for the expansion of Arawakan into Northwestern Venezuela and Northeastern Colombia by Jos R Oliver( )

13 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This dissertation provides a model of the prehistoric to proto-historic expansions of Arawakan-speaking groups into Northwestern Venezuela and Northeastern Colombia. It is based on research conducted in Coastal Falcon State. Venezuela between 1981 and 1983. Three independent data sets are analyzed: archaeology, lingustics and ethnohistory. Once the patterns of distribution are modeled for each domain independently, an evaluation is made of the degrees of correspondence between each model. The resulting integrated model of Arawakan expansion stands in sharp contrast to previous models. It is argued that an early Proto-Maipuran/Arawakan group expanded out of the Central Amazon into the Orinoco-Apure River confluence, reaching the area by 3600 B.C. and carrying an ancient Amazonian Polychrome Tradition. This expansion continued westward along the Apure and into the Llanos, splitting northward into Barquisimeto Plateau and into the Maracaibo Basin. The archaeological evidence correlated with this early movement is defined as the Marco-Tocuyanoid Tradition. By ca. 1200-900 B.C., the Macro-Tocuyanoid Tradition had already colonized the Lower Magdalena and the Rancheria valleys in Northeastern Colombia. The Marco-Tocuyarnoid Tradition survived until shortly after Conquest in the Lower Guajira, where the Arawakan-speaking Onoto, Paraujano and Guajiro inhabited at the time. An intermediate "stage" of Proto-Maipuran divergence and subsequent expansion is hypothesized to have taken place possibly as early as 1500 B.C. out of this, the Caquetio eventually emerged. Their ancestors expanded westward along the Apure and north into the Cojedes river (Upper Llanos). Along the way they developed a ceramic style of the Macro-Dabajuroid Tradition. By at least A.D. 700/800, two related by distinct archaeological traditions emerged. The Dabajuroid Tradition and the Tierroid Tradition. The latter, by A.D. 900 had already colonized the Barquisimeto and Yaracuy valleys. The Tierran styles correlate precisely with the Barquisimeto-Yaracuy Caquetio polities based on a dual system of leadership. The Dabajuroid Tradition, also expanded into the Yaracuy Valley where it split into several component sub-traditions and spread in opposite directions along the coast of Venezuela. The Dabajuran Sub-Tradition expanded into the west coast of Venezuela and rapidly colonized Aruba, Curacao and Bonaire by A.D. 900. By A.D. 1300 it reached the Maracaibo Basin. This process of expansion was interrupted by the Spanish Conquistadores. The Dabajuran sub-tradition precisely correlates with the Coastal Caquetio polity, characterized by a centralized leadership based on combining the roles of great shaman and paramount chief
Excavaciones arqueológicas en la Quebrada de Balerio, Golfo de Paria, Estado Sucre, Venezuela by Jos R Oliver( Book )

3 editions published in 1980 in Spanish and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Archaeological investigations in Eastern Arkansas, 1989-1991 : volume I( Book )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

El Caribe precolombino : Fray Ramón Pané( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Agüerito el complejo policromo mas antiguo de América en la confluencia del Apure y el Orinoco (Venezuela) by Donald W Lathrap( Book )

1 edition published in 1987 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Interaction in Caribbeanscapes by Jos R Oliver( )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Rethinking time in Caribbean archaeology : the Puerto Rico case study by Reniel Rodrguez Ramos( )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

El Caribe precolombino : Fray Ramón Pané y el universo taíno ; Barcelona Museu Barbier-Mueller d'Art Precolombí junio 2008( Book )

1 edition published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Phase II archaeological data recovery at PO-38 El Parking Site, Barrio Maraguez, Ponce, Puerto Rico by Guy G Weaver( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Taino cosmos by Jos R Oliver( )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Donald W. Lathrap : approaches and contributions in New World archaeology by Jos R Oliver( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Ocupaciones humanas del Pleistoceno terminal en el occidente de Venezuela by Jos R Oliver( )

1 edition published in 2003 in Spanish and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Caguana ceremonial center : a cosmic journey through Taino spatial & iconographic symbolism by Jos R Oliver( Book )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Caciques and Cemí idols : the web spun by Taíno rulers between Hispaniola and Puerto Rico
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