Above Sweet Waters

Cultural and Natural Change at Port St. Charles, Barbados, c.1750BC - AD 1850

Peter L. Drewett

The construction of the Port St Charles Marina to the north of Speightstown on the west coast of Barbados involved the largest scale salvage of a prehistoric and historic landscape yet undertaken on the island. Excavations over fifteen years located prehistoric round houses, burials and pot-lined wells together with a 17th-century timber building. This volume represents the last and concluding publication on this project. The main topics covered are:


Peter Drewett is Professor of Archaeology at the University of Sussex. He has directed

the Barbados Archaeological Survey since 1984 and is author of Prehistoric Barbados(1991) and Amerindian Stories: An Archaeology of Early Barbados(2002).

Published 2007

ISBN 9781904982241
Binding Paperback
Dimensions 297 x 210mm
Pages 96
Illustrations 35 half-tones, 16 line drawing
Published September 2007
Price £29.50