Peter Neal Peregrine

Major Publications

 

Book Chapters

1988  "Black Robes and Blackened Faces: A History of Miami-Jesuit Relations."  In Selected Papers from the 1985   and 1986  George Rogers Clark Trans-Appalachian Frontier History Conferences, edited by Robert Holden.  Vincennes, IN: Easten National Park and Monument Association and Vincennes University, pp. 81-91.

1989  "Geographic Information Systems in Archaeological Research: Problems and Prospects."  In GIS/LIS '88  Proceedings, Volume 2.  Falls Creek, VA: American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, pp 873-79.

1990  "Claude Jean Allouez, S.J.: A Discussion of his Life on the 300th Anniversary of his Death, August 27, 1689."  In Selected Papers from the 1987  and 1988  George Rogers Clark Trans-Appalachian Frontier History Conferences, edited by Robert Holden.  Vincennes, IN: Eastern National Park and Monument Association and Vincennes University, pp. 1-15.

1991  "Prehistoric Chiefdoms on the American Midcontinent: A World-System Based on Prestige-Goods."  In Core/Periphery Relations in Precapitalist Worlds, edited by Christopher Chase-Dunn and Thomas Hall.  Boulder, CO: Westview, pp. 193-211.

1993  "Introduction."  In Contact, Conquest, and Consequences: A Lecture Series in Commemoration of the Quincentenial of 1492. Huntingdon, PA: Juniata College [Juniata Voices, Volume 1], pp. 7-9.

1995  "Networks of Power: The Mississippian World-System."  In Pre-Columbian Native Encounters, edited by Michael Nassaney and Kenneth Sassaman.  Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, pp. 247-265.

1996a “Introduction: Archaeology and World-Systems Theory.”  In PreColumbian World-Systems, edited by Peter Peregrine and Gary Feinman.  Madision, WI: Prehistory Press, pp 1-11.

1996b “Hyperopia or Hyperbole: The Mississippian World-System.”  In PreColumbian World-Systems, edited by Peter Peregrine and Gary Feinman.  Madision, WI: Prehistory Press, pp. 41-51.

1996c "Variation in Stratification."  In Cross-Cultural Readings in Social Science, edited by Carol R. and Melvin Ember.  Engelwood-Cliffs: Prentice-Hall.

1997a “Introduction: Economic Analysis Beyond the Local System--and Back Again.” In Economic Analysis Beyond the Local System, edited by Richard Blanton, Peter Peregrine, Deborah Winslow, and Thomas Hall.  Lantham, MD: University Press of America, pp. v-ix.

1997b “Main Assumptions and Variables for Economic Analysis Beyond the Local System,” with Richard Blanton. In Economic Analysis Beyond the Local System, edited by Richard Blanton, Peter Peregrine, Deborah Winslow, and Thomas Hall.  Lantham, MD: University Press of America, pp. 3-12.

1997c "Geomagnetic Mapping of the Outer Town," with Andrew Bell, Matthew Braithwaite, and Michael Danti.  In Subsistence and Settlement in a Marginal Environment: Tell es-Sweyhat, 1989-1995   Preliminary Report, edited by Richard Zettler.  Philadelphia: Museum Applied Science Center for Archaeology, Research Papers in Science and Archaeology, Volume 14, pp. 73-84.

1999  “Legitimation Crises in Premodern Worlds,” in World-Systems Theory in Practice: Leadership, Production, and Exchange, edited by P. Nick Kardiulas.  New York: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 37-52.

2000  “World-Systems Theory in Archaeology,” in A World-Systems Reader, edited by Thomas Hall.  New York: Rowman and Littlefield, pp. 59-68.

2006  “Southeast-Southwest-Mexico: Continental Perspectives on Mississippian Polities,” with Stephen Lekson, in Leadership and Polity in Mississippian Society, edited by Brian Butler and Paul Welch.  Carbondale, IL: Southern Illinois University, Center for Archaeological Investigations, pp. 351-364.

2008 “Social Death and Resurrection in the Western Great Lakes,” in Slavery in Ancient Societies, edited by Cathy Cameron.  Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, pp. 223-232.

2009a “Ancient Human Migrations: A Multidiscinplinary Approach,” with Ilia Peiros and Marcus Feldman, in Ancient Human Migrations: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Ilia Peiros, and Marcus Feldman.  Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, pp. 1-5.

2009b “Cross-Cultural Research in the Study of Migration: Cultural Features and Language,” with Carol R. ember and Melvin Ember, in Ancient Human Migrations: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Ilia Peiros, and Marcus Feldman.  Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press, pp. 31-41.

2009c “Problems and Prospects in the Study of Ancient Human Migrations,” with Ilia Peiros and Marcus Feldman, in Ancient Human Migrations: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by Peter N. Peregrine, Ilia Peiros, and Marcus Feldman.  Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

2011a “Bridging Landscapes,” with Leonardo García Sanjuán, in Comparative Archaeologies, edited by Katina Lillios.  Oxford, UK: Oxbow Books, pp. 57-62.

2011b “The North American Oikoumene: AD 900-1200,” in Comparative Archaeologies, edited by Katina Lillios.  Oxford, UK: Oxbow Books, pp. 63-80.

2012a “Comparative Archaeology: A Commitment to Understanding Variation,” with R.D. Drennan, T. Earle, G.M. Feinman, R. Fletcher, M.J. Kolb, C.E. Peterson, C. Sinopoli, M.E. Smith, M.L. Smith, B.L. Stark, and M.T. Stark.  In Comparative Archaeology of Complex Societies, edited by Michael E. Smith.  New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 1-3.

2012b “Approaches to Research in Comparative Archaeology,” with Michael E. Smith.  In Comparative Archaeology of Complex Societies, edited by Michael E. Smith.  New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 4-20.

2012c “Power and Legitimation: Political Strategies, Typology, and Cultural Evolution,"  In Comparative Archaeology of Complex Societies, edited by Michael E. Smith.  New York: Cambridge University Press, pp. 165-191.

2012d “The North American Oikoumene," with Stephen Lekson.  In The Oxford Companion to North American Archaeology, edited by Timothy Pauketat.  New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 64-72.

2015"Cross-Cultural Research,” with Carol Ember.  In Handbook of Method in Cultural Anthropology (revised edition), edited by H. Russell Bernard.  Lanham, MD: AltaMira.

 

Journal Articles

1991a "A Graph-Theoretic Approach to the Evolution of Cahokia."  American Antiquity 56(1):66-75.

1991b "Some Political Aspects of Craft Specialization."  World Archaeology 23(1):1-11.

1992  "Social Change in the Woodland-Mississippian Transition: An Analysis of Household and Community Patterns in the American Bottom."  North American Archaeologist 13(2):131-147.

1993a "An Archaeological Correlate of War."  North American Archaeologist 14(2):139-151.

1993b "Sampling Techniques and Sampling Error in Naturalistic Observation: An Empirical Evaluation," with David Drews, Melissa North, and Amy SlupeCross-Cultural Research 8: 232-246.

1994a "Trade and Matrilineality: An Hypothesis Based on World-Systems Theory." Cross-Cultural Research 28(2):99-110.

1994b "Raoul Naroll's Contribution to Archaeology." Cross-Cultural Research 28(4):352-364.

1996a "A Dual-Processual Theory for the Evolution of Mesoamerican Civilization," with Richard Blanton, Gary Feinman, and Stephen Kowalewski.  Current Anthropology 37  (1): 1-14.

1996b "Reply," with Richard Blanton, Gary Feinman, and Stephen Kowalewski.  Current Anthropology 37  (1): 65-68.

1996c “The Birth of the Gods Revisited: A Partial Replication of Guy Swanson’s (1960) Cross-Cultural Study of Religion” Cross-Cultural Research 30 (1):84-112.

1996d “Tell es-Sweyhat, 1989-1995,” with Richard Zettler, Naomi Miller, Jill Weber, and Michael DantiExpedition 38(1):14-35.

1996e “Legitimation Crises in Premodern Worlds.” Journal of World-Systems Research 2(6)

1996f "Archaeology and World-Systems Theory." Sociological Inquiry 66(4): 486-495.

1996g “Ethnology vs. Ethnographic Analogy: A Common Confusion in Archaeological Interpretation.” Cross Cultural Research 30(4): 316-329.

1996h “The Effects of Study Abroad on Conceptualizations of National Groups,” with David Drews and Lia Meyer.  College Student Journal 30(4):452-461.

1997  “Sweyhat,” with Richard Zettler and Michael DantiAmerican Journal of Archaeology 101  (1):141-144.

1998a “Comment on Joffre ‘Alcohol and Social Complexity in Ancient Western Asia’.”  Current Anthropology 39(3):314.

1998b "The Birth of the Gods and Replications: Background to the Data and Codes." World Cultures 9(2): 56-63

1998c "The Double-Edged Sword of Assessment."  FOSAP Newsletter 7(1):9-13.

2000  "Teaching Critical Evaluation of Rushton," with C.R. Ember and M. Ember.  Anthropology Newsletter 41(2):29-30.

2001a "Matrilocality, Corporate Strategy, and the Organization of Production in the Chacoan World."  American Antiquity 66(1): 36-46.

2001b "Cross-Cultural Comparative Approaches in Archaeology" Annual Review of Anthropology 30:1-18.

2001c "Comment on Ratnagar 'The Bronze Age: Unique Instance of a Preindustrial World System?'"  Current Anthropology 42(3):370.

2002  "Reply to Schillachi and Stojanowski," with Melvin Ember American Antiquity 67(2): 357-59.

2003a “Archaeology in 2002: The Impact of 9/11 on Historic Preservation and Archaeological Research,” Teaching Anthropology 9(2):17-19, 37. (Reprinted in Teaching Anthropology 15(3):6-9, 2009.)

2003b “Atlas of Cultural Evolution  World Cultures 14(1):2-88.

2003c “Cross-Cultural Evaluation of Predicted Associations between Race and Behavior,” with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Evolution and Human Behavior 24(5): 357-364.

2004a “Universal Patterns in Cultural Evolution: An Empirical Analysis Using Guttman Scaling,” with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  American Anthropologist 106(1):145-149.

2004b “Predicting the Future State of the World Using Archaeological Data: An Exercise in Archaeomancy,” with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Cross-Cultural Research 38; 133-146.

2004c “A Continental Perspective for North American Archaeology,” with Stephen Lekson.  SAA Archaeological Record  4(1):15-19.

2004d “Cross-Cultural Approaches in Archaeology: Comparative Ethnology, Comparative Archaeology, and Archaeoethnology.”  Journal of Archaeological Research 12 (3):281-309.

2006a “Synchrony in the New World: An Example of Ethnoarchaeology.” Cross-Cultural Research 40(1): 6-17.

2006b “Cross-Cultural Research as a “Rosetta Stone” for Discovering the Original Homelands of Proto-Language,” with Melvin Ember, Carol R. Ember, and Sergei Starostin. Cross-Cultural Research 40(1): 18-28.

2007a  “Modeling State Origins Using Cross-Cultural Data,” with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Cross-Cultural Research 41(1):1-12.

2007b  “Cultural Correlates of Ceramic Styles.”  Cross-Cultural Research 41(3):223-235.

2008  “Political Strategy and Cross-Cultural Variation in Games.”  Cross-Cultural Research 42(4).

2009  “The Lawrence ORACLE Project as Model for Engaging Anthropology Students in Assessment.” FOSAP Newsletter.

2011 “Introduction: The Continuing Legacy of Melvin Ember, Part I.”  Cross-Cultural Research. 45(1): 3-10.

2011 “Introduction: The Continuing Legacy of Melvin Ember, Part II.”  Cross-Cultural Research 45(2): 103-105.

2012 “Vital Topics Forum: What is Science in Anthropology?”  American Anthropologist 112:593-597.

2013 “Science and Narrative in the Postmodern World”  American Anthropologist 115:645.

2014 “Grand Challenges for Archaeology”  American Antiquity 79:5-24.

2014 “Grand Challenges for Archaeology”  PNAS 111:879-880.

 

Edited Books

1994  Advances in Archaeology and Physical Anthropology (Frontiers in Anthropology Series), co-editor with Carol R. and Melvin Ember.  Engelwood-Cliffs: Prentice-Hall.

1996  PreColumbian World-Systems, co-editor with Gary FeinmanMadision, WI: Prehistory Press.

1997  Economic Analysis Beyond the Local System (Monographs in Economic Anthropology, Number 12), co-editor with Richard Blanton, Thomas Hall, and Deborah Winslow.  Lantham, MD: University Press of America.

2001a Africa (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 1), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001b Arctic and Subarctic (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 2), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001c East Asia and Oceania (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 3), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001d Europe (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 4), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001e Middle America (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 5), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2001f North America (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 6), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2002a South America (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 7), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2002b South and Southwest Asia (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 8), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2002c Index (Encyclopedia of Prehistory, Volume 9), co-editor with Melvin Ember.  New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers.

2002d Archaeology: Original Readings in Method and Practice, co-editor with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2002e Physical Anthropology: Original Readings in Method and Practice, co-editor with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2009  Ancient Human Migrations: A Multidisciplinary Approach, co-editor with Marcus Feldman and Ilia Peiros.  Salt Lake City: University of Utah Press.

 

Authored Books

1992  Mississippian Evolution: A World-System Perspective.  Madison, WI: Prehistory Press.

1996  Archaeology of the Mississippian Culture: A Research Guide  (Garland Research Guides to Ancient Civilizations, Volume 6).  New York: Garland Publishing, Inc.

1998  Cultural Anthropology: An Introduction Using ExplorIt, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Bellevue, WA: MicroCase Corp.

2001a Archaeological Research: A Brief Introduction.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2001b Outline of Archaeological Traditions.  New Haven: HRAF Press.

2002a Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2002b Anthropology, 10th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2003  World Prehistory: Two Million Years of Human Life.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2004  Anthropology, 11th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2007a  Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, 2nd Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2007b  Anthropology, 12th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2009  Human Evolution and Culture: Highlights of Anthropology, 6th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2010  Anthropology, 13th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2011  Human Evolution and Culture: Highlights of Anthropology, 7th Edition, with Carol R. Ember and Melvin Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

2012  What Happened in Prehistory?  (E-book published for Kindle and ePub readers).

n.d.a  Archaeological Research: A Brief Introduction, Revised Edition.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.

n.d.b  Anthropology, 14th Edition, with Carol R. Ember.  Upper Saddle River: Prentice Hall.