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Oliver, José R.

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Works: 17 works in 62 publications in 2 languages and 1,859 library holdings
Genres: History  Exhibition catalogs 
Roles: Author, Editor
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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 José R Oliver( Book )

14 editions published in 2009 in English and Spanish and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduction -- Believers of Cemíism : who were the Taínos 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 Cemí reveals its personhood and its body form -- Cemí idols and Taínoan idolatry -- Cemís and personal identities -- The power and potency of the Cemís -- The display of Cemís : personal vs. communal ownership, private vs. public function -- Face-to-face interactions : Cemís, idols, and the native political elite -- Hanging on to and losing the power of the Cemí idols -- The inheritance and reciprocal exchange of Cemí icons -- Cemís : alienable or inalienable; to give and to keep -- Stone collars, elbow stones, and caciques -- Ancestor Cemís and the Cemíification of the caciques -- The guaíza face masks : gifts of the living for the living -- The circulation of chief's names, women, and Cemís : between the greater and lesser Antilles -- Up in arms : Taíno freedom fighters in Higüey and Boriquén -- The virgin Mary icons and native Cemís : two cases of religious syncretism in Cuba -- Religious syncretism and transculturation : the crossroads toward new identities -- Final remarks
El centro ceremonial de Caguana, Puerto Rico : simbolismo iconográfico, cosmovisión y el poderío caciquil taíno de Boriquén by José R Oliver( Book )

10 editions published in 1998 in Spanish and English and held by 95 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

7 editions published in 2008 in Spanish and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Caguana : legado histórico by José R Oliver( Book )

2 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Excavaciones arqueológicas en la Quebrada de Balerio, Golfo de Paria, Estado Sucre, Venezuela by José R Oliver( Book )

4 editions published in 1980 in Spanish and Undetermined and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The archaeological, linguistic and ethnohistorical evidence for the expansion of Arawakan into northwestern Venezuela and northeastern Colombia by José R Oliver( )

3 editions published between 1989 and 1991 in English and held by 4 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

Interaction in Caribbeanscapes by José R Oliver( )

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

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

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

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

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

The Taino cosmos by José 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 José R Oliver( )

1 edition published in 1991 in English 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

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

The Pleistocene peoples of Western Venezuela : the terrace sequence of Río Pedregal and new discoveries in Paraguaná by José R Oliver( Book )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The archaeology of South America( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Caguana ceremonial center : a cosmic journey through Taino spatial & iconographic symbolism by José 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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Spanish (24)

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