Publications

In Press

Early Modern Period, AD 1500-1800.  In Historiography of Karnataka: Archaeology and History, edited by R. Korisettar, K. P. Iranna, V. S. Ashok, R. B. Varija, and Y. M. Siladhar.  Karnatak University, Dharwad. (with S. K. Aruni)

Recent

2016.  Kingdom of Mysore. In Encyclopedia of Empire, edited by John M. MacKenzie. Wiley-Blackwell: Chichester, UK. DOI: 10.1002/9781118455074.wbeoe021

2016.  Village Defenses in South India. In Encyclopaedia of the History of Science, Technology, and Medicine in Non-Western Cultures, edited by Helaine Selin, pp. 4357-4359. 3 vols. Springer Netherlands: Dordrecht. DOI: 10.1007/978-94-007-3934-5_10067-1.

2014.  India: Historical Archaeology. In Encyclopedia of Global Archaeology, edited by C. Smith, pp. 3751-3760. Springer: New York.

Understanding Humans 11e cover photoUnderstanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, by Barry Lewis, Robert Jurmain, and Lynn Kilgore. 2013. 11th edition. Wadsworth/Cengage Learning: Belmont, CA.

Please send comments, corrections, suggestions for future editions to blewis@illinois.edu

2012.  Tipu Sultan’s Hill Forts in Northern Mysore: British Assessments of the Fortifications, Buildings, Ordnance, and Stores, 1802. International Journal of Historical Archaeology 16:164-198.

Understanding Humans 10e cover photoUnderstanding Humans: An Introduction to Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, by Barry Lewis, Robert Jurmain, and Lynn Kilgore. 2010. 10th edition. Wadsworth/Cengage Learning: Belmont, CA.

 

 

2009.  Village Defenses of the Karnataka Maidan, South India, A.D. 1600-1800. South Asian Studies 25:91-111.

2007. Concepts and Techniques. In The World Encyclopedia of Archaeology: The World’s Most Significant Sites and Cultural Treasures, chief consultant Aedeen Cremin, pp. 26-33. Firefly Books, Buffalo, NY.

Understanding Physical Anthropology & Archaeology 9e cover photoUnderstanding Physical Anthropology and Archaeology, by Barry Lewis, Robert Jurmain, and Lynn Kilgore. 2007. 9th edition. Wadsworth/Thomson Learning: Belmont, CA.

 

 

2006. Channabasappa S. Patil: An Appreciation. In Vijayanagara, Archaeological Exploration, 1990-2000, Papers in memory of Channabasappa S. Patil, edited by John M. Fritz, Robert Brubaker and Teresa Raczek. VRP Monograph Series 10, Pt 1, pp. 1-6. Manohar and American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi.

2006. Hillside Shiva Shrine in Vijayanagara’s Eastern Urban Core. In Vijayanagara, Archaeological Exploration, 1990-2000, Papers in memory of Channabasappa S. Patil, edited by John M. Fritz, Robert Brubaker and Teresa Raczek. VRP Monograph Series 10, Pt 1, pp. 231-236. Manohar and American Institute of Indian Studies, New Delhi. (with Nicholas Powell).

2006. Informal History of the Chitradurga Nayakas. In Jaya-Vijaya: A Commemorative Volume, pp. 140-150. Kannada Vrinda, Houston, TX. (compiler)

Chitradurga in Early 1800sChitradurga in the Early 1800s: Archaeological Interpretations of Colonial Drawings. 2006. Indian Council of Historical Research, Southern Regional Centre, Lecture Series Publication 6. Bangalore, India.

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2005. The Mysore Kingdom at AD 1800: Archaeological Applications of the Mysore Survey of Colin Mackenzie. In South Asian Archaeology 2001, edited by Catherine Jarrige and Vincent Lefèvre, Volume II, pp. 557-565. Editions Recherche sur les Civilisations, Paris.

Selected Older Publications

2003. Chitradurga: A Nayaka Period Successor State in South India. Asian Perspectives 42:267-286. (with C. S. Patil)

2003. Review of “The Jungle Kings: Ethnohistorical Aspects of Politics and Ritual in Orissa” by Burkhard Schnepel. The Journal of Asian Studies 62:1297-1298.

Cahokia Hinterlands cover photoCahokia and the Hinterlands, edited by Thomas E. Emerson and R. Barry Lewis. 2000. Illini edition. University of Illinois Press, Urbana.

 

 

2000. Sea Level Rise and Subsidence Effects on Gulf Coast Archaeological Site Distributions. American Antiquity 65:525-541.

Mississippi Towns cover photoMississippian Towns and Sacred Spaces: Searching for An Architectural Grammar, edited by R. Barry Lewis and Charles Stout. 1998. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

 

 

 

Kentucky Archaeology coverKentucky Archaeology. 1996. University Press of Kentucky, Lexington. (editor)

 

 

 

1996. The Western Kentucky Border and the Cairo Lowland. In Prehistory of the Central Mississippi Valley, edited by Charles McNutt, pp. 47-75. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

1995. Neon Leon. Louisiana Literature 12(2):44-49.

1990. The Late Prehistory of the Ohio-Mississippi Rivers Confluence Region, Kentucky and Missouri. In Towns and Temples along the Mississippi River, edited by David Dye and Cheryl A. Cox, pp. 38-58. University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa.

1988. Fires on the Bayou: Cultural Adaptations in the Mississippi Sound Region. Southeastern Archaeology 7:109-123.

1988. Old World Dice in the Protohistoric Southern United States. Current Anthropology 29:759-68.

1986 The Analysis of Contingency Tables in Archaeology. In Advances in Archaeological Method and Theory, edited by Michael B. Schiffer, vol. 9, pp. 277-310. Academic Press, New York.