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Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740–1780

Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands,... Hist Arch (2018) 52:528–530 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41636-018-0109-8 BOOK REVIEW Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740–1780 John M. Chenoweth, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2017. 266 pp., 36 figs., 13 tables, index. $74.95 cloth Helen Blouet Accepted: 1 May 2018 /Published online: 4 June 2018 Society for Historical Archaeology 2018 John M. Chenoweth weaves together controlled archae- members in daily actions, for instance” (p. 2). Concerning ological and documentary evidence for a compelling a practice theory of religion, Chenoweth frames his re- argument on how Quakerism was conceived and prac- search around the following questions, “[i]f religion is ticed in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), in particular on what people do, then what happens when some do it the small island of Little Jost van Dyke. As a faith differently? Are they not ‘really’ members? How is the community, past and present Quakers have believed, group united? How does it change, and what role do other through modes of simplicity, equality, and peace, “that concerns (such as money, status, and fear) have in those there is ‘that of God in everyone’ and that all people can changes?” (pp. 2–3).Inan efforttodrawattention to have a personal, http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Historical Archaeology Springer Journals

Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740–1780

Historical Archaeology , Volume 52 (2) – Jun 4, 2018

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Springer Journals
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Copyright © 2018 by Society for Historical Archaeology
Subject
Social Sciences; Archaeology
ISSN
0440-9213
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2328-1103
DOI
10.1007/s41636-018-0109-8
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Hist Arch (2018) 52:528–530 https://doi.org/10.1007/s41636-018-0109-8 BOOK REVIEW Simplicity, Equality, and Slavery: An Archaeology of Quakerism in the British Virgin Islands, 1740–1780 John M. Chenoweth, University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2017. 266 pp., 36 figs., 13 tables, index. $74.95 cloth Helen Blouet Accepted: 1 May 2018 /Published online: 4 June 2018 Society for Historical Archaeology 2018 John M. Chenoweth weaves together controlled archae- members in daily actions, for instance” (p. 2). Concerning ological and documentary evidence for a compelling a practice theory of religion, Chenoweth frames his re- argument on how Quakerism was conceived and prac- search around the following questions, “[i]f religion is ticed in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), in particular on what people do, then what happens when some do it the small island of Little Jost van Dyke. As a faith differently? Are they not ‘really’ members? How is the community, past and present Quakers have believed, group united? How does it change, and what role do other through modes of simplicity, equality, and peace, “that concerns (such as money, status, and fear) have in those there is ‘that of God in everyone’ and that all people can changes?” (pp. 2–3).Inan efforttodrawattention to have a personal,

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Published: Jun 4, 2018

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