Bibliography

Archaeology of maroons in the Great Dismal Swamp National Wildlife Refuge was pioneered by Dr. Dan Sayers for his own dissertation research.  Here are a few of his publications:

Sayers, Daniel O.
2014     A Desolate Place for a Defiant People: The Archaeology of Maroons, Indigenous Americans  and Enslaved Laborers in the Great Dismal Swamp. Gainesville, University Press of Florida.
2008     The Diasporic World of the Great Dismal Swamp, 1630-1860. Dissertation, College of William and Mary.
2007     Landscapes of Alienation: An Archaeological Report of Excursions in the Great Dismal Swamp. Transforming Anthropology 15(2):149-157.
2006     Diasporan Exiles in the Great Dismal Swamp, 1630-1860. Transforming Anthropology 14(1): 10 – 20.

Becca began working in the Swamp during her MA at American University.  A partial list of her Swamp-related conference papers can be found at Academia.edu

Peixotto, Rebecca
2013     Glass in the Landscape of the Great Dismal Swamp. MA Thesis, American University.

Here are a few other works by other scholars about archaeology in the Swamp (and we know of more which are in progress):

Nichols, Elaine
(**reference missing**) MA Thesis.

Riccio, Jordan M.
2012     The People of the Lonely Place: An Archaeological Exploration of Community Structure Within  the Great Dismal Swamp. MA Thesis, American University.

 

 

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