Publications

Ben Fitzhugh

Sept 2012


Journal articles and Book Chapters (** = peer reviewed)

  • 2012** “Hazards, Impacts, and Resilience among Hunter-Gatherers of the Kuril Islands”, Ben Fitzhugh.  In Surviving Sudden Environmental Change: Answers from Archaeology, J. Cooper and P. Sheets, eds.  Boulder: University of Colorado Press. Pp. 19-42.
  • 2011** “Modeling Variability in Hunter-Gatherer Information Networks: An Archaeological Case Study from the Kuril Islands” Ben Fitzhugh, S. Colby Phillips, and Erik Gjesfjeld. In, Information and its Role in Hunter-Gatherer Band Adaptations, R. Whallon, W. Lovis, and R. Hitchcock, eds.  UCLA Cotson Institute for Archaeology, Los Angeles. Pp. 85-115.
  • 2010** Seafaring intensity and island–mainland interaction along the Pacific Coast of North America. Fitzhugh, B. & D.J. Kennett.  In: The Global Origins and Development of Seafaring, eds. A. Anderson, J.H. Barrett & K.V. Boyle. (McDonald Institute Monographs.) Cambridge: McDonald Institute for Archaeological Research, 69-80.
  • 2009** “Case study in technological evolution: innovation and experimentation in and with the archaeological record, by Ben Fitzhugh and A. Kate Trusler. Prepared for volume Pattern and Process in Cultural Evolution, Stephen Shennan, editor.  Berkeley: University of California Press.
  • 2008** “Manifestations of the tsunami on November 15, 2006, on the central Kuril Islands and results of the runup heights modeling.” Authors: B. W. Levin, V. M. Kaistrenko, A. V. Rybin, M. A. Nosov, T. K. Pinegina, N. G. Razzhigaeva, E. V. Sasorova, K. S. Ganzei, T. N. Ivel’skaya, E. A. Kravchunovskaya, S. V. Kolesov, Yu. V. Evdokimov, J. Bourgeois, B. MacInnes and B. Fitzhugh.  Doklady Earth Sciences 419(2):335-338.
  • 2006  “From sites to social evolution: the study of emergent complexity in the Kodiak Archipelago, Alaska.”  In Seeking Our Past: An Introduction to North American Archaeology, edited by Sarah W. Neusius and G. Timothy Gross.  Oxford: Oxford University Press. Pp. 181-191.
  • 2004 ** “Colonizing the Kodiak Archipelago: Trends in raw material use and lithic technologies at the Tanginak Spring site.”  Arctic Anthropology 41(1):14-40.
  • 2004  “New Evidence for Expansion of the Jomon Culture and the Ainu into the Kuril Islands:  from IKIP 2000 Anthropological Research in the Kuril Islands.”  Kaoru Tezuka and Ben Fitzhugh.  In, Special Issue of the Hokkaido University Bulletin.
  • 2004**  “Archaeological Paleobiogeography in the Russian Far East: The Kuril Islands and Sakhalin in Comparative Perspective.”  Ben Fitzhugh, Scotty Moore, Chris Lockwood, and Cristie Boone. Asian Perspective.  43(1):92-122.
  • 2003**  The Evolution of Complex Hunter-Gatherers on the Kodiak Archipelago.  In Hunter-Gatherers of the North Pacific Rim, edited by J. Habu, J. Savelle, S. Koyama, and H. Hongo.  SENRI Ethnological Studies no. 63.  National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan.  Pp. 13-48.
  • 2002**  “Archaeology in the Kuril Islands: Advances in the Study of Human Paleobiogeography and Northwest Pacific Prehistory.”  Ben Fitzhugh, Valery O. Shubin, Kaoru Tezuka, Yoshihiro Ishizuka, and Carole A. S. Mandryk.  Arctic Anthropology 39(1-2):69-94.
  • 2002    “The Origins of Maritime Hunter-Gatherers in the North Pacific: A View from Kodiak Island.”  [Kita-Taiheiyo ni  okeru kaiyo shuryo-saishu-min no kigen: Kodiak-to no jirei  kara].  In New Perspectives on the Study of Prehistoric Hunter-Gatherer Cultures [Senshi Shuryo-Saishu Bunka Kenkyu no Atarashii Shiya], edited by Siro Sasaki.  Senri Ethnological Report 33.  National Museum of Ethnology, Osaka, Japan (in Japanese). Pp. 49-82
  • 2002**   “Residential and logistical strategies in the evolution of complex hunter-gatherers on the Kodiak Archipelago." In Beyond Foragers and Collectors: Evolutionary change in Hunter-Gatherer Settlement Systems, edited by Ben Fitzhugh and Junko Habu. Kluwer-Plenum Press, New York. Pp. 257-304.
  • 2002**  “Introduction: Beyond Foragers and Collectors: Evolutionary change in Hunter-Gatherer Settlement Systems." Junko Habu and Ben Fitzhugh.  In, Beyond Foragers and Collectors: Evolutionary change in Hunter-Gatherer Settlement Systems, edited by Ben Fitzhugh and Junko Habu. Kluwer-Plenum Press, New York. Pp. 1-11.
  • 2001    “Community Archaeology, Old Harbor Style.”  In, Looking Both Ways: Heritage and Identity of the Alutiiq People, edited by Aron Crowell and Amy Steffian.  University of Alaska Press.  P. 132.
  • 2001**  “Risk and Invention in Human Technological Evolution.”  Journal of Anthropological Archaeology 20:125-167.
  • 2000    “Thoughts on the Evolution of Social Inequality: A Paradigmatic Analysis.”  In Alternatives to Social Evolution, edited by N. Kradin.  Archaeological Institute of the Russian Far East: Vladivostok. Pp. 103-116.
  • 1997    “Introduction: Islands as Laboratories: Archaeological Research in Comparative Context.”  Ben Fitzhugh and Terry Hunt.  In Islands as Laboratories: Archaeological Research in Comparative Context, T. Hunt and B. Fitzhugh, guest eds.  Special Issue of Human Ecology: 25(3):379-383.
  • 1996    “Post-Soviet Anthropological Perspectives: An Introduction,” Ben Fitzhugh, Laada Bilaniuk, and Kathryn Lyon.  In Post-Soviet Eurasia: Anthropological Perspectives on a World in Transition, edited by Kathryn Lyon, Laada Bilaniuk, and Ben Fitzhugh.  Michigan Discussions in Anthropology, vol. 12.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Department of Anthropology.  Pp. 1-5
  • 1995** “Clams and the Kachemak: Seasonal Shellfish Use on Kodiak Island, Alaska  (1200 - 800 BP).”  In Research in Economic Anthropology, Volume 16, B. L. Isaac., ed.  Pp. 129-176.
  • 1993     “Introduction.” N. S. Goldman-Finn, S. L. Dunavan, J. B. Fitzhugh.  In A Gendered Past: A Critical Bibliography of Gender in Archaeology, edited by E. A. Bacus, A. W. Barker, J. D. Bonevich, S. L. Dunavan, J. B. Fitzhugh, D. L. Gold, N. S. Goldman-Finn, W. Griffin, and K. M. Mudar.  University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Technical Report 25. Pp. 1-4.

Books and Edited Journals

  • 2003**  The Evolution of Complex Hunter-Gatherers: Archaeological Evidence from the North Pacific.  Kluwer Academic- Plenum Publishers. 332 pp.
  • 2002**  Beyond Foraging and Collecting: Evolutionary Change in Hunter-Gatherer Settlement Systems.  B. Fitzhugh and J. Habu, eds. New York: Kluwer-Plenum. 442 pp.
  • 1997**  Islands as Laboratories: Archaeological Research in Comparative Context.  Special Issue of Human Ecology : vol. 25(3).  T. Hunt and B. Fitzhugh, eds. 139 pp.
  • 1996 **  Post-Soviet Eurasia: Anthropological Perspectives on a World in Transition, edited by Kathryn Lyon, Laada Bilaniuk, and Ben Fitzhugh.  Michigan Discussions in Anthropology, vol. 12.  Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Department of Anthropology. 102 pp.
  • 1993    A Gendered Past: A Critical Bibliography of Gender in Archaeology, edited by E. A. Bacus, A. W. Barker, J. D. Bonevich, S. L. Dunavan, J. B. Fitzhugh, D. L. Gold, N. S. Goldman-Finn, W. Griffin, and K. M. Mudar.  University of Michigan Museum of Anthropology, Technical Report 25. 172 pp.

Reports and Plans

  • 2010   “The Kuril Biocomplexity Project – Fifth Annual Report 2009-2010.” Report to the National Science Foundation in reference to NSF grant ARC-0508109. Ben Fitzhugh with contributions from various colleagues, especially co-PIs Anderson, Bitz, Bourgeois, Etnier, and Holman; Russian contributors Ganzei, Rybin, Razhegaeva, Shubina; and RAs and other students C. Phillips and W. Brown).  Submitted: 8/30/2010  pp.34.
  • 2009   “The Kuril Biocomplexity Project – Fourth Annual Report 2008-2009.” Report to the National Science Foundation in reference to NSF grant ARC-0508109. Ben Fitzhugh, with contributions from many colleagues, especially co-PIs Anderson, Bitz, Bourgeois, Etnier, and Holman; senior American researchers M. Etnier, B. Finney; Japanese contributors M. Nakagawa and students; Russian contributors K. Ganzei, A. Lozhkin, P. Minyuk, T. Pinegina, A. Rybin, N. Razhegaeva, O. Shubina; and RAs and other students E. Gjesfjeld; N. Slobodina; C. Phillips, and W. Brown).  Submitted: 8/30/2009  pp.24.
  • 2009   “Kuril Biocomplexity Project: Report of Archaeological Field Research in 2008” prepared by Ben Fitzhugh, Michael Etnier, S. Colby Phillips, and Erik Gjesfjeld, graphic and analytical assistance from Molly Odell, Andrew Ritchie, Natalia Slobodina, Valery Shubin, and Natasha Toropova.  Submitted to the Sakhalin Regional Museum, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 19 September, 2009.  260 pp.
  • 2009   “Kuril Biocomplexity Project: Report of Archaeological Field Research in 2007, including Geological Descriptions of Archaeological Locales.” prepared by Ben Fitzhugh, S. Colby Phillips, Michael Etnier, Shelby Anderson, James Taylor, Matt Walsh, Bre MacInnes, and Jody Bourgeois and appendix by Olga Shubina and Igor Samarin.   Submitted to the Sakhalin Regional Museum, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 30 March, 2009.  302 pp.
  • 2008 “The Kuril Biocomplexity Project – Third Annual Report 2007-2008.” Report to the National Science Foundation in reference to NSF grant ARC-0508109. Ben Fitzhugh and Celia Bitz with contributions from various colleagues, especially co-PIs Anderson, Bourgeois, Etnier, and Holman; Russian contributors Rybin, Razhegaeva, Kogan, and Klitin; and RAs and other students J. Taylor, C. Phillips, M. Walsh, and W. Brown).  Submitted: 8/30/2008  pp.17.
  • 2007 “The Kuril Biocomplexity Project – Second Annual Report: Cumulative for 2005-2007.”  Report to the National Science Foundation in reference to NSF grant ARC-0508109.  Ben Fitzhugh (with contribution from various colleagues, especially co-PIs Anderson, Bitz, Bourgeois, Etnier, and Holman; Russian contributors Rybin, Kogan, and Klitin; and RAs and other students S. Anderson, J. Taylor, C. Phillips, M. Walsh, and W. Brown).  Submitted: October 2007.  8/31/2007 pp.47.
  • 2007   “Kuril Biocomplexity Project: Report of Archaeological Field Research in 2006,” prepared by Ben Fitzhugh, Michael Etnier, James Taylor, and S. Colby Phillips.   Submitted to the Sakhalin Regional Museum, Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, 26 April, 2007.  148 pp.
  • 2007 “The Kuril Biocomplexity Project – First Annual Report 2005-2006.”  Report to the National Science Foundation in reference to NSF grant ARC-0508109.  Ben Fitzhugh (with contribution from various colleagues, especially co-PIs Anderson, Bitz, Bourgeois, Etnier, and Holman; Russian contributors Rybin, Kogan, and Klitin; and RAs James Taylor, Colby Phillips, and Will Brown).  Submitted: 19 January 2007.  34 pp.
  • n.d.  “Sustaining the Bering Sea  Ecosystem: A Social Science Research Plan.” By Ben Fitzhugh, Henry Huntington, Mary Pete, Jennifer Sepez, and Catherine Foster.  Document prepared for the National Science Foundation, Office of Polar Programs as a contribution to the Bering Sea Ecosystem Study (BEST) initiative.

Book Reviews and Comments

  • 2009  (Book review) Human Ecology of Beringia, John F. Hoffecker and Scott A. Elias. Columbia University Press (2007).  Human Ecology 39(2) – Published online March 19, 2009.
  • 2008  (Book review)  Foundations of Chumash Complexity, J.E. Arnold, ed.  Cotson Institute of Archaeology, UCLA (2004). Cambridge Archaeological Journal 18(2):267-269.
  • 2007  C.A. COMMENT on Lisa Frink’s  “Storage and status in precolonial and colonial coastal  western Alaska” Current Anthropology 48(3):364-365.
  • 2006  (Book review)  The Last Imaginary Place: A Human History of the Arctic World. By Robert McGhee. Toronto: Key Porter Books, Ltd. (2004) 296p. Reviewed in Arctic 59(2)/ June 2006.
  • 2002  (Book reviews) Double review of Social Theory in Archaeology, ed. By M. B. Schiffer and Anthropological Perspectives on Technology, ed. By M. B. Schiffer.  Reviewed for American Antiquity 67(4):789-791.
  • 1997  (Book note) Traditional Beluga Drives of the Inupiat of Kotzebue Sound, Alaska by Charles V. Lucier and James W. Van Stone. Fieldiana, Anthropology, New Series, no. 25, 1995.  Chicago: Field Museum of Natural History.  Book Note for American Antiquity  62:170-171.

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