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BIBLIOGRAPHY: Book length publications and Contract Reports since 1991
  • 2013 Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia River (R.T. Boyd, K.M. Ames, T. Johnson editors). University of Washington Press, Seattle July 2013
  • 2012 Historic Context for Precontact Cultural Resources in Parts of Klickitat County, Washington. Paul S. Solimano, Kenneth M. Ames, Charles M. Hodges. WillametteCRA Report Number 11-31. Willamette Cultural Resources Associates, Ltd, Portland.
  • 2009 Historical Archaeology at the Middle Village: Station Camp/McGowan Archaeological Site (45CPC106), Station Camp Unit, Lewis & Clark National Park, Pacific County, Washington. Douglas C. Wilson, Kenneth Ames, Kristine M. Bovy, Virginia Butler, Robert Cromwell, Loren G. Davis, Christopher R. DeCorse, Brian F.Harrison, R. Lee Lyman, Michele L. Punke, Cameron Smith, Nancy A.Stenholm. National Park Service.
  • 2006 Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast (E. Sobel, A. Trieu, K. Ames editors). Archaeological Series 16, International Monographs in Archaeology, Ann Arbor.
  • 2005 The North Coast Prehistory Project Excavations in Prince Rupert Harbour, British Columbia: The Artifacts. British Archaeological Reports: International Series 1342. John and Erica Hedges Ltd., Oxford.
  • 2000 Kennewick Man: Cultural Affiliation Report, Chapter 2: Review of the Archaeological Data. Report prepared for the National Park Service.
  • 1999a Peoples of the Northwest Coast: Their Archaeology and Prehistory. London, Thames and Hudson Ltd. (Senior author with Herbert G.D. Maschner.
  • 1999b Archaeological Investigations at 45CL1, Cathlapotle (1991 – 1996), Ridgefield Wildlife Refuge, Clark County, Washington: A Preliminary Report. US Department of Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Region 1. Cultural Resource Series Number 1. (Senior author, with Cameron M. Smith, William L. Cornett, Elizabeth A. Sobel, Stephen C. Hamilton, John Wolf, and Doria Raetz)
BIBLIOGRAPHY: Papers, Chapters and Book reviews since 1991
  • i.p. Complex Hunter-Gatherers Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, C. Smith editor. Springer Science+Business Media New York. DOI 10.1007/978-1-4419-0465-2.
  • *2013 Environmental and Archaeological Background. In Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia River, R.T. Boyd K. Ames, T. Johnson editors. University of Washington Press, Seattle Pp 23-41 (Second author with Elizabeth Sobel, Robert Losey).
  • *2013 Chinookan Households. In Chinookan Peoples of the Lower Columbia River, R. Boyd, K. Ames, T. Johnson editors. University of Washington Press, Seattle. Pp 125-145. (Senior author with Elizabeth Sobel).
  • *2012 Radiocarbon Dates and Community Mobility Patterns on the Columbia Plateau. Journal of Northwest Anthropology Memoir 7: 167-194.
  • 2012 Comments on Anarchism and the Archaeology of Anarchic Societies: Resistance to Centralization in the Coast Salish Region of the Pacific Northwest Coast. Current Anthropology 53:568 - 569
  • 2012 Review of "The Power of Place, the Problem of Time: Aboriginal Identity and Historical Consciousness in the Cauldron of Colonialism." By Keith Thor Carlson. Pacific Historical Review, November: 677-679.
  • 2012 Review of "Structured Worlds: The Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherer Thought and Action" edited by Aubrey Cannon. Canadian Journal of Archaeology 36: 337-339
  • 2012 Review of "Oregon Archaeology" by C. Melvin Aikens, Thomas J. Connolly and Dennis L. Jenkins. Oregon Historical Quarterly 113: 607-608
  • 2010 Comments on the Emergence and Persistence of Inequality in Premodern Societies. Current Anthropology 51(1): 95-96
  • 2010 Darts and Arrows on the Columbia Plateau of Western North America (Senior author with Kristen Fuld and Sara Davis). American Antiquity 75(2): 287-325.
  • 2010 On the Evolution of the Human Capacity for Inequality and/or Egalitarianism. In Pathways to Power:Archaeological Perspectives on Inequality, Dominance and Explanation. T. Douglas Price and Gary Feinman editors, Pp 15 - 44. Springer, New York.
  • 2009 Finding and Dating Cathlapotle (with Elizabeth Sobel). Archaeology in Washington 15: 9 - 32.
  • 2009 Review of "Chiefdoms and Other Archaeological Delusions" by Timothy Pauketat. Canadian Journal of Archaeology. 33:115-118
  • 2008 Slavery, Household Production and Demography on the Southern Northwest Coast: Cables, Tacking and Ropewalks. In Invisible Citizens: Captives and Their Consequences, Catherine Cameron editor, pp 138 - 158. University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City.

  • 2008  Large Domestic Pits on the Northwest Coast of North America. Journal of Field Archaeology 33(1): 3-18 Senior author with Cameron McP. Smith and Alex Bourdeau.

  • 2008 Review of “A History of Archaeological Thought (2nd ed.)” by Bruce Trigger and “The Archaeology of Bruce Trigger” edited by Ronald F. Williamson and Michael S. Bisson. Canadian Journal of Archaeology: 32: 128–134.

  • 2007 On the use of species-area curves to detect the effects of sample size. R. Lee Lyman & Kenneth M. Ames. Journal of Archaeological Science 34: 1985 -1990
  • 2007 The Archaeology of Rank. In Handbook of Archaeological Theories, R.A. Bentley, H..D.G. Maschner & C. Chippendale, editors. Alta Mire Press, Lanham. Pg. 487 - 513.
  • 2007 “Whither Affluently Complex Hunter-Forager-Gatherers: A Review of: ‘Beyond Affluent Foragers: Rethinking Hunter-Gatherer Complexity’.”  Before Farming: The Anthropology and Archaeology of Hunter-Gatherers.  On-line version, 2006/4, Paper 8

  • 2007    Dart and Arrow points on the Columbia Plateau. Poster presented to the 60th Annual Northwest Anthropology Conference, Pullman Washington, March 14 – 17, 2007 (with Sara Davis and Kristen Fuld).

  • 2006a Introduction (with A. Trieu and E. Sobel). In Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast, E. Sobel, A. Trieu & K. Ames, editors. Archaeological Series 16, International Monographs in Prehistory, Ann Arbor. Pp 1 - 15
  • 2006b Thinking about Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast and Elsewhere, In Household Archaeology on the Northwest Coast, E. Sobel, A. Trieu & K. Ames, editors. International Monographs in Prehistory, Ann Arbor. Pp 16 - 36
  • 2005 Lyman, R. Lee, and Kenneth M. Ames. Sampling to Redundancy in Zooarchaeology: Lessons from the Portland Basin, Northwestern Oregon and Southwestern Washington. Journal of Ethnobiology 24(2): 329-346.
  • 2005 The Place of Ozette in Northwest Coast Archaeology. In Ozette Archaeological Project Research Reports Volume III: Ethnobotany and Wood Technology. David L. Whelchel, editor. WSU Department of Anthropology Reports of Research 68. National Park Service, Northwest Regional Office, Seattle. Pp 9-24.
  • 2005 Tempo and Scale in the Evolution of Social Complexity in Western North America: Four Case Studies. In North American Prehistory, T.Pauketat and D.Loren editors. Blackwell Press, London. Pp 56 - 78.
  • 2005 Political and Historical Ecologies. In A Companion to the Anthropology Indians, T. Biolsi, editor. Blackwell Publishing. Oxford. Pp. 7 – 23.
  • 2005 Intensification of Food Production on the Northwest Coast and Elsewhere. In Keeping It Living: Traditions of Plant Use and Cultivation on the Northwest Coast of North America, Douglas Duer and Nancy Turner, editors. Pp 64 – 94. University of Washington Press, Seattle.
  • 2004 Supposing Hunter-Gatherer Variability. American Antiquity 69(2):364 - 374
  • 2003 The Northwest Coast. Evolutionary Anthropology 12: 19 – 33
  • 2002a Going by Boat: The Forager-Collector Continuum at Sea. In. Beyond Foraging and Collecting: Evolutionary Change in Hunter-Gatherer Settlement Systems. Fitzhugh B. and Habu J ,editors. New York, Kluwer/Plenum Press. p. 17 – 50
  • 2002b Kitaamerika Hokuseikaigan no Senshi Syominzoku (People of the Northwest Coast) In Koukogakutekikennyuukou Kara Mita Ki no Bunnka Hone no Bunka (Wood and Bone Culture: From Archaeological Methodology) edited by MATSUI Akira. Pp. 33 – 47 Kubapuro, Tokyo
  • 2001 Slaves, chiefs and labour on the northern Northwest Coast. World Archaeology 33(1): 1 – 17.
  • 1999 Economic Prehistory of the Northern British Columbia Coast. Arctic Anthropology 35 (1): 68 – 87.
  • 1998 The Prehistory of the Southern Plateau. Handbook of North American Indians, Volume 9, The Plateau. edited by Deward Walker. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington D.C. Pp.: 103 – 119 (Senior author, with Don D. Dumond, Gerry Calm and Rick Minor).
  • 1996a Life in the Big House, household labor and dwelling size on the Northwest Coast. In People who lived in Big Houses, Archaeological Perspectives on large domestic structures edited by Cary Coupland and E.B. Banning. Prehistory Press, Madison. Pp. 178 – 200.
  • 1996b Archaeology, Style and the Theory of Coevolution. In Darwinian Archaeologies, edited by Herbert D.G. Maschner. Plenum Press, New York. Pp. 109 – 131.
  • 1995 Chiefly Power and Household Production on the Northwest Coast. In Foundations of Social Inequality, edited by T. Douglas Price and Gary M. Feinman. Plenum Press, New York. Pp. 155 – 181.
  • 1994 The Northwest Coast: Complex Hunter-Gatherers, Ecology, and Social Evolution. Annual Review of Anthropology 23: 209 - 229
  • 1992 Ames, Kenneth M., Doria F. Raetz, Stephen Hamilton, and Christine McAfee. Household Archaeology of a Southern Northwest Coast Plank House. Journal of Field Archaeology 19(3): 275-290 .
  • 1991 The archaeology of the longue duree: temporal and spatial scale in the evolution of social complexity on the southern Northwest Coast. Antiquity 65(249): 935-945.
  • 1991 Sedentism, a temporal shift or a transitional change in hunter-gatherer mobility strategies. In Between bands and states, Center for Archaeological Investigations Occasional Paper No 9, S. Gregg editor, Southern Illinois University press. Pp 103-133.
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