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Hillforts of the Ancient Andes: Colla Warfare, Society, and Landscape

Elizabeth N. Arkush

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813035260
eISBN:
9780813039107
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813035260.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

By AD 1000, the Colla controlled the high-altitude plains near Lake Titicaca in southern Peru. They fought over the region for many centuries before becoming a subject people of the Inca (who ... More


Trends in Cooperation and Conflict in Native Eastern North America

David H. Dye

in War, Peace, and Human Nature: The Convergence of Evolutionary and Cultural Views

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199858996
eISBN:
9780199332687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199858996.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Evolutionary Psychology

While conflict was entwined, if not entrenched, in indigenous eastern North America, so too was the ability to limit the scope of conflict and to engender alliances, coalitions, and cooperation. This ... More


The Mortuary Assemblage from the Holliston Mills Site, a Mississippian Town in Upper East Tennessee

Jay D. Franklin, Elizabeth K. Price, and Lucinda M. Langstqn

in Mississippian Mortuary Practices: Beyond Hierarchy and the Representationist Perspective

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034263
eISBN:
9780813039619
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034263.003.0013
Subject:
Archaeology, Prehistoric Archaeology

This essay examines the archaeology of the nearby Holliston Mills site, a Mississippian town in Upper East Tennessee, with particular focus on mortuary patterning. The Holliston Mills site is located ... More


The Ideal of Civilization: Its Origins, Meanings, and Implications

in The Empire of Civilization: The Evolution of an Imperial Idea

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226068145
eISBN:
9780226068169
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226068169.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter, which analyzes the normative dimension of civilization or civilization as ideal, explores the term's etymological origins and eighteenth-century French and British Enlightenment origins ... More


Introduction

Lisa Sousa

in The Woman Who Turned Into a Jaguar, and Other Narratives of Native Women in Archives of Colonial Mexico

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780804756402
eISBN:
9781503601116
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804756402.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Chapter 1 provides an introduction to major themes of the study and to the historical background of the indigenous groups of central Mexico and Oaxaca--the Nahua, Ñudzahui (Mixtec), Bènizàa ... More


Emergence of Malayu

Leonard Y. Andaya

in Leaves of the Same Tree: Trade and Ethnicity in the Straits of Melaka

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824831899
eISBN:
9780824869403
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824831899.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter provides an analysis of the Malayu culture that developed in the early southeast Sumatran polities of Sriwijaya and Malayu, between the seventh and fourteenth centuries. While ... More


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