The fortifications of Nevis, West Indies, from the 17th century to the present day protected interests? by Tessa C. S. Machling

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Published by Archaeopress in Oxford .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Fortification,
  • Excavations (Archaeology),
  • Antiquities

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-303).

Book details

StatementTessa C.S. Machling
SeriesBAR international series -- 2349, BAR international series -- 2349.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF2084 .M33 2012
The Physical Object
Pagination303 p. :
Number of Pages303
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25351834M
ISBN 101407309358
ISBN 109781407309354
LC Control Number2012427127
OCLC/WorldCa794225846

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Summary "This study examines the development and decline of the 17th and 18th century English/British fortifications of Nevis, West Indies. The forts were first built in the early 17th century and continued to be developed and added to, reaching.

The forts were first built in the early 17th century and continued to be developed and added to, reaching their maximum strength in the later 17th/early 18th centuries.

Ten of the forts have been located in the field, with at least four others identified as having been destroyed by : The fortifications of Nevis, West Indies, from the 17th century to the present day: protected interests?. [Tessa C S Machling] -- "This study examines the development and decline of the 17th and 18th century English/British fortifications of Nevis, West Indies.

The Fortifications of Nevis, West Indies, from the 17th Century to the Present Day: Protected Interests. Archaeopress, Oxford, London. Coordinates: 17°07′58″N 62°38′00″W  /  °N °W  / ; Protected interests?: the fortifications of Nevis, West Indies, from the 17th century to the present day Author: Machling, Tessa C.

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