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Sketch of pottery fragments from Cusco, Peru


Peer-Reviewed Articles

2023                    Kosiba, Steve, K. Quave, Nicola Sharratt, Mark Golitko, Laure Dussubieux, and Patrick Ryan Williams. “Local Knowledge and Imperial Art: A Preliminary LA-ICP-MS Analysis of Clay Preference and Ceramic Production Practices in Ancient Cuzco (ca. 1100–1550 CE).” Journal of Archaeological Science: Reports 48 (April): 103870.

2021                    Quave, K., Shannon Fie, AmySue Qing Qing Greiff, & Drew Agnew. “Centering the Margins: Knowledge Production in the Introductory Archaeology Course”. Advances in Archaeological Practice 9(2):87-100. (Postprint on SocArXiv)

2021                    Quave, K. & Charles Lewis. “Multilingual Immersion and Multimodal Composition as Contact Zones in Study Abroad.” Journal of Global Literacies, Technologies, and Emerging Pedagogies 7(1): 1293-1306. Special Issue: “Multimodal Composition in Multilingual Contexts.” 

2020                    Hu, Di & K. Quave. “Prosperity and prestige: Archaeological realities of unfree laborers under Inka imperialism.” Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 59. (Postprint on SocArXiv)

2019                    Quave, K., Sarah Kennedy, & R. Alan Covey. “Rural Cuzco before and after Inka imperial conquest: Foodways, status, and identity (Maras, Peru).” International Journal of Historical Archaeology 23(4): 868-892.


2019                    Kennedy, Sarah & K. Quave. “Identificando contextos domésticos Inka por medio de microartefactos: el sitio de Cheqoq (Maras, Cuzco).” Qillqana: Revista arqueológica del Cusco 1: 42-63.


2018                    Quave, K., R. Alan Covey, & Karen X. Durand Cáceres. “Archaeological Investigations at Yunkaray (Cuzco, Peru): Reconstructing the Rise and Fall of an Early Inca Rival (A.D. 1050-1450).” Journal of Field Archaeology 43(4): 332-343.


2017                    Quave, K.  “Imperial-style Ceramic Production on a Royal Estate in the Inka Heartland (Cuzco, Peru).” Latin American Antiquity 28(4): 599-608.


2017                    Covey, R. Alan & K. Quave. “The Economic Transformation of the Inca Heartland (Cuzco, Peru) in the Late Sixteenth Century.” Comparative Studies in Society and History 59(2): 277-309.


2017                    Quave, K. & Nicolette Meister. “Assessing the Impact of Curricular Collections Use at a Liberal Arts College.” Museum Management and Curatorship 32(1): 2-19.



Editor-Reviewed Articles

2022              Quave, K. & Christopher Heaney. “A Central Coast Mortuary Assemblage from the Logan Museum of Anthropology.” Andean Past 13: 463-477.


2022              Hoffman, Alicia & K. Quave. “Identification of Pigments from a Late Central Coast Textile Assemblage.” Andean Past 13: 478-481.


2022              Hoffman, Alicia, Reed Peck-Kriss, & K. Quave. “Technological and Chemical Analysis of a Late Central Coast Metalwork Assemblage.Andean Past 13: 482-487.



2019                    Williams, Leslie Lea & K. Quave. Quantitative Anthropology: A Workbook. Academic Press.


Chapters and Essays (**peer-reviewed, *editor-reviewed)

**2023                 Norman, Scotti & K. Quave. "Bureaucrats and Binaries: Household Archaeologies of Indigenous Andean Leadership." In Households to Empires. Papers in Memory of Bradley J. Parker, 99-120. Edited by J. R. Kennedy and P. Mullins. Sidestone Press, Leiden. 

*2022                  Quave, K. "The Inka khipu." In Smarthistory

**2021                 Hu, Di & K. Quave. "Indigenous Persistence in the Face of Imperialism: Andean Case Studies.” In Handbook of the Archaeology of Indigenous-Colonial Interaction in the Americas, 246-260. Edited by L. M. Panich and S. L. Gonzalez. Routledge, New York.

**2020                Quave, K. & Chuck Lewis. “Picture This: Cross-Disciplinary Travel in Cuzco, Peru.” Faculty as Global Learners: Off-Campus Study at Liberal Arts Colleges, 217-220, edited by J. Gillespie, L. Jasinski, and D. Gross. Lever Press.


*2019                  Quave, K., Covey, Alan & Durand, Karen. “Excavaciones en Yunkaray-Maras: una reconstrucción de la relación entre los cusco-incas y un rival (1050 d. C.-1450 d. C.).” In Cusco prehispánico: resultados de nuevas investigaciones arqueológicas, 151-179. Edited by N. del Solar Velarde and M. D. Aráoz Silva. Ministerio de Cultura del Perú, Cusco, Perú. 


*2018                  Quave, K. Royal Estates and Imperial Centers in the Cuzco Region.” In The Oxford Handbook of the Incas, 101-118. Edited by S. Alconini and R. A. Covey. Oxford University Press, New York.


*2016                  Covey, R. Alan, K. Quave, & Catherine E. Covey. “Inka Storage Systems in the Imperial Heartland (Cuzco, Peru): Risk Management, Economic Growth, and Political Economy.” In Storage in Ancient Complex Societies: Administration, Organization, and Control, 167-188. Edited by L. R. Manzanilla and M. S. Rothman. Routledge, New York.


**2015                 Bauer, Brian S., Miriam Aráoz Silva, & K. Quave.  “The Yurak Rumi Shrine Complex.”  In Vilcabamba and the Archaeology of Inca Resistance, 42-75. Edited by B. S. Bauer, J. Fonseca Santa Cruz, and M. Aráoz Silva. The Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, Los Angeles.

  • Published in Spanish as: 2016. Bauer, Brian S., Miriam Aráoz Silva, & K. Quave.  “El Complejo Ceremonial de Yurak Rumi.”  In Vilcabamba y la arqueología de la resistencia inca, 91-132. Edited by B. S. Bauer, J. Fonseca Santa Cruz, and M. Aráoz Silva. Instituto Francés de Estudios Andinos, Lima, Perú.


*2015                  Quave, K. & R. Alan Covey. “The Material Remains of Inca Power among Imperial Heartland Communities.” Tribus, Jahrbuch des Linden-Museums Stuttgart Special Edition: 110-127.


*2015                  Quave, K.  “Archaeology, Cuzco.” In Encyclopedia of the Incas, 32-37. Edited by G. Urton and A. von Hagen. Altamira Press, Lanham, MD.


*2014                  Quave, K. Reconstructing Colonial Migration and Resettlement in the Cuzco Region.” In Regional Archaeology in the Inca Heartland: The Hanan Cuzco Surveys, 193-212. Edited by R. A. Covey. Studies in Latin American Ethnohistory & Archaeology, edited by Joyce Marcus, Memoir 55, Volume X. University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Ann Arbor.


**2013                Quave, K., René Pilco Vargas, & Stephanie Pierce Terry. “Las tierras reales del inca como economía noble: viviendas y obras de Cheqoq (Maras, Cuzco)”. In Investigaciones arqueológicas y antropológicas en los andes sud-centrales: Historia, cultura y sociedad, 110-145. Edited by D. Kurin and E. Gómez Choque. Fondo Editorial de la Dirección de Investigación, Creación Intelectual y Artística Universidad Nacional José María Arguedas, Andahuaylas, Apurímac, Perú.          


*2013                  Quave, K. & Brian S. Bauer. “Machu Picchu und die königlichen landsitze der region Cuzco”. In Inka: Könige der Anden, 96-113. Edited by D. Kurella and I. de Castro. Linden-Museum Stuttgart Staatliches Museum für Völkerkunde. Verlag Philipp von Zabern, Darmstadt/Mainz, Germany. English preprint here


2009                   Quave, K. Confronting Anomaly in the Khipu Structure: Cultural and individual variations from two museum collections.” In Las IV Actas de las Jornadas Internacionales sobre Textiles Precolombinos, 241-51. Edited by V. Solanilla. Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona, Spain.


Book Reviews

2015                    Quave, K.  Book Review of The Inka Empire: A Multidisciplinary Approach, edited by Izumi Shimada. University of Texas Press, Austin, 2015. Journal of Anthropological Research 71(4): 594-595.


2014                    Quave, K.  Book Review of Mining and Quarrying in the Ancient Andes: Sociopolitical, Economic, and Symbolic Dimensions, edited by Nicholas Tripcevich and Kevin J. Vaughn. Interdisciplinary Contributions to Archaeology. New York: Springer, 2013. Lithic Technology 39(1): 72-75.


2014                    Quave, K.  Book Review of Cusco: Urbanism and Archaeology in the Inka World (Ancient Cities of the New World), by Ian Farrington. University Press of Florida, Gainesville, 2013.  Journal of Anthropological Research 70(2): 294-296.

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