Elizabeth Arkush

 
 

Recent Publications

  1. 2013  (With Tiffiny Tung.)    Patterns of War in the Andes from the Archaic to the Late Horizon: Insights from Settlement Patterns and Cranial Trauma.  Journal of Archaeological Research.  March 2013 online: doi 10.1007/s10814-013-9065-1. view pdf

  2. 2012    Los pukaras y la poder: los collas en la cuenca septentrional del Titicaca.  In La Arqueología de la Cuenca del Titicaca, Perú, edited by Luis Flores Blanco and Henry Tantaleán, pp. 295-320.  IFEA: Lima. view pdf

  3. 2012    Violence, indigeneity, and archaeological interpretation in the central Andes.  In The Ethics of Anthropology and Amerindian Research: Reporting on Environmental Degradation and Warfare, edited by Richard J. Chacon and Rubén G. Mendoza, pp. 289-309. Springer. view pdf

  4. 2011  Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape. University Press of Florida.  more info

  5. 2011  Explaining the Past in 2010 (The Year in Review).  American Anthropologist 113(2):200-212.  view pdf

  6. 2010  Hillforts and the History Channel: A view from the late pre-Hispanic Andes.  SAA Archaeological Record (special section on conflict archaeology): 33-39.  view pdf

  7. 2009 Warfare, space, and identity in the south-central Andes: Constraints and choices.  In Warfare in Cultural Context: Practice, Agency, and the Archaeology of Violence, edited by Axel E. Nielsen and William H. Walker, pp. 190-217.  University of Arizona Press, Tucson.    view pdf

  8. 2009     Pukaras de los Collas: Guerra y poder regional en la cuenca norte del Titicaca durante el periodo Intermedio Tardio.  In Arqueología del Área Centro Sur Andina, edited by Mariusz S. Ziolkowski, Justin Jennings, Luis A. Belan Franco, and Andrea Drusini, pp.463-479.  ANDES No. 7.  Centro de Estudios Precolombinos de la Universidad de Varsovia, Warsaw; Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos, Arequipa.    view pdf   

  9. 2008     War, causality, and chronology in the Titicaca Basin.  Latin American Antiquity 19(4):339-373.    view pdf

  10. 2008     Warfare and Violence in the Americas.  Book review essay.  American Antiquity 73(3):560-565.     view pdf

  11. 2006     (Editor, with Mark Allen.)  The Archaeology of Warfare: Prehistories of Raiding and Conquest. University Press of Florida, Gainesville.  more info

  12. 2006     Collapse, conflict, conquest: The transformation of warfare in the late prehispanic Andean highlands.  In The Archaeology of Warfare: Prehistories of Raiding and Conquest, edited by E. Arkush and M. Allen, pp. 286-335.  University Press of Florida, Gainesville.

  13. 2005     Arkush, E., and C. Stanish.  Interpreting conflict in the ancient Andes: Implications for the archaeology of warfare.  Current Anthropology 46 (1): 3-28.     view pdf

  14. 2005     Inca ceremonial sites in the southwest Titicaca Basin.  In Advances in the Archaeology of the Titicaca Basin, edited by C. Stanish, A. Cohen, and M. Aldenderfer, pp. 209-242.  Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, UCLA, Los Angeles.     view pdf


Recent Presentations

  1. 2013(With BrieAnna Langlie.)  Managing mayhem: Conflict, environment, and subsistence in the Andean Late Intermediate Period, Puno, Peru.  Conference on the Archaeology of Food and Warfare, UCSB, Santa Barbara.

  2. 2012Paisaje y transformación social en la cuenca oeste de Titicaca (Tiquillaca-Vilque). VI Congreso Nacional de Investigaciones en Antropología del Perú. Universidad del Altiplano, Puno Peru.

  3. 2012Arte rupestre en su entorno social: Tres ejemplares de los periodos tardíos cerca de la Laguna Umayo, cuenca oeste del Titicaca.  Congreso Internacional del Arte Rupestre SIARB-IFRAO, La Paz, Bolivia.

  4. 2012Households at Machu Llaqta: A Hillfort Town in Southern Peru.  77th annual SAA meeting, Memphis.

  5. 2011    Horizons of war, traditions of violence: Disentangling warfare and violent spectacle in the pre-Hispanic Andes.  University of Santa Barbara Anthropology colloquium.

  6. 2011    Rethinking territories and frontiers in the late pre-Hispanic Andes.  University of Pennsylvania Anthropology colloquium.

  7. 2010    Buscando un Colla: territorio, fortificacion y identidad en la cuenca del Titicaca.  Programa de Estudios Andinos, La Catolica, Lima.

  8. 2010    Precolumbian warfare and the problem of rationality.  75th meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, St. Louis.

  9. 2010    Warfare, violent spectacle, and political authority in the Andes.  Dumbarton Oaks Research Report.

  10. 2009     Mas alla de los “señoríos aymaras”: Territorio como red en la cuenca del Titicaca.  Taller Internacional de Arqueología de Noroeste Argentina y Andes Centro-Sur (TANOA II), Universidad Nacional de Jujuy, Argentina.

  11. 2009     Hierarchy and heterarchy at Titicaca basin hillforts of the Late Intermediate Period.  49th meeting of the Institute of Andean Studies, Berkeley.

  12. 2008     Killing them softly, killing them loudly: Warfare and violent display in the Andes.  73rd meeting of the Society for American Archaeology, Vancouver BC.

  13. 2008     Climate change and violence? Cautionary tales from the Precolumbian Andes.  Duke University, Earth and Ocean Sciences Department colloquium.

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