in Southeast Inka Frontiers
August 2016; p ublished online May 2017 .
Chapter. Subjects: History and Theory of Archaeology. 3264 words.
In chapter 3, relevant ethnohistorical accounts that describe the Inka conquest and the indigenous frontier inhabitants of the Southeastern Andes are provided in order to contextualize this...
in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology
January 2008; p ublished online January 2009 .
Reference Entry. Subjects: Archaeology. 47 words.
The reconstruction of the history of societies (usually non‐literate) based upon information gleaned from oral traditions, written materials from
in Ancient Titicaca
March 2003; p ublished online May 2012 .
Chapter. Subjects: Anthropology. 14520 words.
This chapter examines the ethnohistory and ethnography of the Titicaca Basin. It discusses the features of Aymara and Quechua culture that are relevant to helping us understand and...
in The Oxford Handbook of Caribbean Archaeology
March 2013; p ublished online June 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology of North America. 5769 words.
Based on an ethnohistorical perspective, this article suggests that the Island Caribs of the Lesser Antilles may be represented by four major periods: Period I (1492–c.1515), that of the...
in The Oxford Handbook of the Archaeology and Anthropology of Hunter-Gatherers
April 2014; p ublished online September 2013 .
Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Race and Ethnicity. 8790 words.
Comparing the hunter-gatherers of California and the Great Basin illustrates enormous differences between the two regions in terms of indigenous society and the types of issues...
in The Oxford Handbook of the Prehistoric Arctic
October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .
Article. Subjects: Archaeology; Archaeology of North America; Historical Archaeology. 8879 words.
This chapter covers the contact and postcontact period of Iñupiat history in northern and northwestern Alaska, drawing on archaeological and ethnohistorical records. The period of interest...
in Cervantes, the Novel, and the New World
December 2000; p ublished online October 2011 .
Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 9729 words.
This chapter turns to Cervantes's posthumously published Persiles, the novel that most strenuously references America and on which he wagered his posthumous literary fame. The novel's...